A light earthquake magnitude 4.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Circleville in Utah. Exact location of event, longitude -112.4209976 West, latitude 38.0933342 North, depth = 9.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.21 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 11:47:43 / October 3, 2020 @ 11:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.34-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:47:43 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60412957, us6000c55e. Id of event: uu60412957.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Enoch (c. 5 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield, Cedar City, Enoch (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 15 km WSW of Circleville, Utah.
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