A light earthquake with magnitude 4.22 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from La Sal in Utah on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 02:11:05 / December 20, 2020 @ 2:11 am. Exact location of event, depth -3.36 km, -108.9304962° West, 38.2723351° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60422367, us7000csk8. Unique identifier: uu60422367. The epicenter was at a depth of -3.36 km (-2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:11:05 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Redlands, Orchard Mesa, Delta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Delta (c. 8 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Redlands (c. 8 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Orchard Mesa (c. 6 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moab (c. 5 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km E of La Sal, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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