A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from White Mesa in Utah on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth -2.81 km, -109.1289978° West, 37.5325012° North. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:04:39 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -2.81 km (-2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 15:04:39 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:04 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60404327. Id of event: uu60404327.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Cortez (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cortez.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km ENE of White Mesa, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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