A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.94 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60020679. Unique identifier: uu60020679. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:11:38 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -112.1021667° West, 40.7645° North, depth 6.94 km. The temblor was detected at 06:11:38 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Springville, Provo, Heber (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km N of Magna, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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