A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magna in Utah. Exact location of event, longitude -112.1186667 West, latitude 40.737 North, depth = 8.14 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60020684. Id of event: uu60020684. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.14 km (5 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:11:57 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:11:57 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:11 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spanish Fork, Springville, Provo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop).
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 has struck near. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NNW of Magna, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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