A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Summit in Utah on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 07:55:30 / August 8, 2020 @ 7:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60405202. Id of event: uu60405202. Exact location of event, depth 3.5 km, -113.0145035° West, 37.8863335° North. The temblor was reported at 07:55:30 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cedar City, Enoch (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Enoch (c. 5 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km NW of Summit, Utah.
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