A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. The temblor was picked up at 07:01:46 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.69 km, -112.0680008° West, 40.767334° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.69 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 14:01:46 / March 18, 2020 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: uu60363807. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60363807.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salem, Payson, Brigham City. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NNE of Magna, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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