A light earthquake with magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.94 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60020264. Id of event: uu60020264. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:10:16 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:10 pm. Exact location, longitude -112.0801667° West, latitude 40.7475° North, depth = 6.94 km. The temblor was reported at 06:10:16 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santaquin, Brigham City, Salem (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter 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), 67 km (42 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 19 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).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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