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Minor earthquake 3.87 mag, 6 km NE of Magna, Utah

Earthquake location 40.7555008S, -112.0485001WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.12 km (-0 miles). Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 19:11:36 / March 18, 2020 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:11:36 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.0485001 West, latitude 40.7555008 North, depth = -0.12 km. Id of earthquake: uu60364827. Event ids that are associated: uu60364827.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salem, Brigham City, Payson (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.0485001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7555008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NE 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 19:11:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-18 19:15:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 231 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1165 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 uu60364827 Id of event.
Event Code 60364827 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60364827, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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