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Minor earthquake, 3.74 mag strikes near Magna in Utah

Earthquake location 40.7503333S, -112.0758333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magna in Utah. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:11:12 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:11 pm. The 3.74-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:11:12 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.72 km (6 miles). Event id: uu60020669. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60020669. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0758333 West, latitude 40.7503333 North, depth = 9.72 km.

The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 67 km (42 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), 60 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salem, Brigham City, Payson (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NNE of Magna, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.74 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.0758333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7503333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE of Magna, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-18 13:11:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-02 16:15:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 15 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 223 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03831 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60020669 Id of event.
Event Code 60020669 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60020669, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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