A light earthquake with magnitude 4.18 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magna in Utah on Tuesday. Event id: uu60378292. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60378292. Global time and date of event 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 02:56:09 / April 15, 2020 @ 2:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:56:09 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0583344 West, latitude 40.7331657 North, depth = 9.42 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.42 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santaquin, Brigham City, Salem (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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