A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Mapleton in Utah. The temblor was reported at 21:41:21 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.3188333° West, latitude 39.9721667° North, depth = 19.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 21:41:21 / November 16, 2020 @ 9:41 pm. Unique identifier: uu60024109. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cfv8, uu60024109. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.8 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lehi (c. 47 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Draper (c. 42 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Spanish Fork (c. 34 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Draper, Park City, Ephraim (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 28 km SE of Mapleton, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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