A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Castle Dale in Utah on Thursday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:22:47 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crr2. Unique identifier: us7000crr2. Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -110.85° West, 39.1347° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 05:22:47 / December 17, 2020 @ 5:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ephraim, Price (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Price (c. 8 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ephraim (c. 6 100 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 16 km ESE of Castle Dale, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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