A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Circleville in Utah. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.81 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.81 km, -112.323° West, 38.2218333° North. The temblor was detected at 23:14:44 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:14:44 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: uu60412632. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3ex, uu60412632.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Richfield (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NW of Circleville, Utah.
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