A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Magna in Utah on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 11:42:09 / March 24, 2020 @ 11:42 am. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:42:09 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.88 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -112.046669° West, 40.7794991° North, depth 5.88 km. Id of earthquake: uu60369642. Event ids that are associated: uu60369642.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Springville, Provo, Heber. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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