A light earthquake with magnitude 4.06 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Magna in Utah on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 18:17:15 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uu60369062. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60369062. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.53 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.53 km, -112.0530014° West, 40.7789993° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 01:17:15 / March 23, 2020 @ 1:17 am.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salem, Payson, Mapleton (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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