A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magna in Utah. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -3.14 km (-2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60368937. Id of event: uu60368937. The temblor was reported at 08:50:15 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0631638 West, latitude 40.7521667 North, depth = -3.14 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 15:50:15 / March 22, 2020 @ 3:50 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 9 km (5 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), 26 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Springville, Provo, Pleasant View (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 NE of Magna, Utah.
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