A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.65 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 10.14 km, -112.0808334° West, 40.7511673° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: uu60363602. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60363602. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:09:31 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:09:31 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.14 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 16 km (10 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Sandy City (c. 87 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ogden (c. 82 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was North Logan, Logan, Evanston.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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