A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Manti in Utah. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 09:58:45 / April 29, 2020 @ 9:58 am. Event id: us60009ekq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009ekq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:58:45 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -111.5103° West, 39.1103° North.
The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Ephraim (c. 6 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Nephi (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nephi, Richfield, Ephraim (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 20 km SSE of Manti, Utah.
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