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Minor earthquake: M3.69 quake has struck near Magna in Utah

Earthquake location 40.7586667S, -112.0575WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. Event id: uu60363612. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60363612. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:14:21 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.93 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.0575 West, latitude 40.7586667 North, depth = 7.93 km. The 3.69-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:14:21 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 67 km (42 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), 60 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salem, Payson, Brigham City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.69 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.0575° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7586667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.93 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 13:14:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-18 18:46:04 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 3.77 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 reviewed 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 209 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02952 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60363612 Id of event.
Event Code 60363612 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60363612, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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