A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magna in Utah. The temblor was detected at 17:08:09 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0621643 West, latitude 40.7273331 North, depth = 6.65 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 00:08:09 / April 18, 2020 @ 12:08 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.65 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60379452. Id of event: uu60379452.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 15 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 (10 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spanish Fork, Springville, Pleasant View (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 3 km ENE of Magna, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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