A 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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