A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from La Sal in Utah on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 22:53:42 / December 8, 2020 @ 10:53 pm. Id of earthquake: uu60421272. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpag, uu60421272. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2.55 km (-2 miles). The 3.68-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:53:42 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -108.9223328 West, latitude 38.2610016 North, depth = -2.55 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Moab (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moab.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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