A light earthquake magnitude 4.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Magna in Utah. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.24 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:10:59 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:10:59 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: uu60020664. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60020664. Exact location of event, longitude -112.1076667 West, latitude 40.7221667 North, depth = 9.24 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brigham City, Santaquin, Salem (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km NNW of Magna, Utah.
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