A 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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