A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from West Valley City in Utah. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.85 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 12:45:03 / March 19, 2020 @ 12:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60020349. Unique identifier: uu60020349. The temblor was picked up at 05:45:03 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0371667 West, latitude 40.7351667 North, depth = 8.85 km.
The 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), 64 km (40 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Springville (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km NNW of West Valley City, Utah.
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