A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from West Valley City in Utah. The temblor was detected at 06:52:25 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2.42 km (-2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: uu60366602. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60366602. Exact location of earthquake, -112.0400009° West, 40.7415009° North, depth -2.42 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 13:52:25 / March 19, 2020 @ 1:52 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spanish Fork, Springville, Provo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNW of West Valley City, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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