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Event status: highly uncertain [?]

Reported quake or seismic-like event: 4 mi southwest of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:30 am (GMT -6) -

Reported quake or seismic-like event: 4 mi southwest of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:30 am (GMT -6) Reported quake or seismic-like event: 4 mi southwest of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, Saturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:30 am (GMT -6)
13 Aug 14:34 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
Update Sat, 13 Aug 2022, 14:41

Seismic-like event, possible earthquake, reported about 10 minutes ago near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

We are receiving unverified early reports of ground shaking possibly caused by seismic activity in or near Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on 13 Aug 2022 (GMT) at approximately 14:30 GMT.
There are no details yet on the magnitude or depth of this possible quake. If confirmed, we can expect more accurate data to emerge in the next few minutes. The location, magnitude and time mentioned are indicative, based on our best-fit seismic model. They are temporary until our AllQuakes monitoring service receives more exact scientific data from a national or international seismological agency. Check back here shortly and stay safe.

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Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 13, 2022 14:30:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Aug 13, 2022 at 8:30 am (GMT -6)
Statushighly uncertain
Magnitudeunknown (3.8?)
Depth20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.71411°N / 111.9366°W (Salt Lake, Utah, United States)
Antipode40.714°S / 68.063°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearest volcanoBlack Rock Desert (195 km / 121 mi)
Nearby towns and cities5 km (3 mi) N of Taylorsville (pop: 60,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) WNW of Millcreek (pop: 62,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) ENE of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
6 km (4 mi) SW of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
7 km (4 mi) NW of Murray (pop: 49,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
8 km (5 mi) NE of Kearns (Salt Lake County) (pop: 35,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
12 km (7 mi) N of West Jordan (pop: 111,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
14 km (9 mi) NNW of Sandy (pop: 87,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 21.9°C (71 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from S
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Seismograms

Seismic station: Dugway, Tooele County, Utah, USA (DUG/US network) | Distance from quake: 94 km / 58 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Dugway, Tooele County, Utah, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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