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Minor earthquake 2.82 mag, 10 km NNE of Magna, Utah

Earthquake location 40.7896652S, -112.045166WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Magna in Utah. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.55 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 18:30:20 / March 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm. Event id: uu60364727. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60364727. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.045166 West, latitude 40.7896652 North, depth = 12.55 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:20 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Provo, Orem, Heber.

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km NNE of Magna, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.045166° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7896652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNE of Magna, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-18 18:30:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-18 18:33:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 122 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1222 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60364727 Id of event.
Event Code 60364727 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60364727, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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