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Minor earthquake, 3.04 mag has occurred near Salt Lake City in Utah

Earthquake location 40.7649994S, -111.9738312WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Salt Lake City in Utah on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -111.9738312° West, 40.7649994° North, depth 3.63 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 16:21:56 / March 26, 2020 @ 4:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.63 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: uu60370437. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60370437. The temblor was reported at 09:21:56 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 7 km (4 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Springville (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km W of Salt Lake City, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.9738312° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7649994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km W of Salt Lake City, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-26 16:21:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-26 16:30:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.51 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 142 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 58 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07315 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60370437 Id of event.
Event Code 60370437 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60370437, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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