A light earthquake magnitude 4.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magna in Utah. The 4.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:41:29 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60378837, us70008xj0. Unique identifier: uu60378837. Exact location of event, depth 10.37 km, -112.0653305° West, 40.7360001° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 13:41:29 / April 16, 2020 @ 1:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.37 km (6 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santaquin, Brigham City, Salem (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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