Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 13 mi southeast of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, Sunday, Dec 19, 2021 at 12:59 am (GMT -7) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 13 mi southeast of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, Sunday, Dec 19, 2021 at 12:59 am (GMT -7) Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 13 mi southeast of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, Sunday, Dec 19, 2021 at 12:59 am (GMT -7)
19 Dec 08:02 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 3 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 19, 2021 07:59:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, Dec 19, 2021 at 12:59 am (GMT -7)
Statusdisregarded
Magnitudeunknown (3?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.61884°N / 111.74195°W (Salt Lake, Utah, United States)
Antipode40.619°S / 68.258°E
Shaking intensityLight shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearest volcanoBlack Rock Desert (194 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (4 mi) E of Cottonwood Heights (Salt Lake County) (pop: 34,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) E of Cottonwood Heights (pop: 34,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
9 km (6 mi) SE of Holladay (pop: 30,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (8 mi) ENE of Sandy (pop: 87,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) ESE of Murray (pop: 49,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (8 mi) ESE of Millcreek (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (10 mi) E of West Jordan (pop: 111,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) ENE of South Jordan (pop: 66,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
20 km (13 mi) SE of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) ESE of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky -10.3°C (13 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from ESE
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Layton utah (0 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 20-30 s : I hate these  
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