A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Maeser in Utah on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.477 West, latitude 40.627 North, depth = -2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -2 km (-1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 21:22:55 / August 6, 2020 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: uu60405062. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bac2, uu60405062. The temblor was reported at 21:22:55 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Vernal (c. 9 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Roosevelt (c. 6 000 pop). Nearby 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 Roosevelt, Vernal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 19 km NNE of Maeser, Utah.
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