Minor mag. 0.9 earthquake - 2.2 mi northeast of Magna, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, on Wednesday, 6 Jan 2021 3:25 pm (GMT -7) -
Minor magnitude 0.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
6 Jan 23:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jan 2021 22:25:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, 6 Jan 2021 3:25 pm (GMT -7)
Depth: 10.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.73733°N / 112.08233°W (Salt Lake, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Rock Desert (200 km / 124 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NNE of Magna (Salt Lake County) (pop: 26,500) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) NW of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NW of Kearns (Salt Lake County) (pop: 35,700) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) WNW of Taylorsville (pop: 60,500) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Murray (pop: 49,300) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Millcreek (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) NW of West Jordan (pop: 111,900) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NW of Sandy (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) NW of South Jordan (pop: 66,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 106 joules (0.392 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.9||10.3 km||3 Km NNE of Magna, Utah, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 0.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.