Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Wasatch County, 15 mi northeast of Provo, Utah County, USA, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 11:31 pm (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 2.9 earthquake - Wasatch County, 15 mi northeast of Provo, Utah County, USA, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 11:31 pm (GMT -7)

Séisme faible magnitude 2.9 at 7 km depth

6 Mar 06:35 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 4 minutes.
6 Mar 06:50: Magnitude recalculée de 2.9 à 2.8. Profondeur recalculée de 4.9 à 6.9 km (de 3 à 4.3 mi).
6 Mar 15:06: Magnitude recalculée de 2.8 à 2.9. Profondeur recalculée de 6.9 à 7.4 km (de 4.3 à 4.6 mi).
Date & time: 6 Mar 2021 06:31:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: vendredi, 5 mars 2021 23:31 (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.9
Profondeur: 7.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.36417°N / 111.43633°W (Comté de Wasatch, Utah, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Black Rock Desert (179 km / 111 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km SSO de Wallsburg (pop: 325) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
23 km ENE de Orem (pop: 94,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km NE de Provo (pop: 115,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
26 km E de Pleasant Grove (pop: 38,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
27 km NNE de Springville (Utah County) (pop: 32,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
33 km NNE de Spanish Fork (pop: 37,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
35 km E de Lehi (pop: 58,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
46 km ESE de Sandy (pop: 87,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
59 km SE de Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
60 km SE de West Valley City (pop: 136,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 2.2°C (36 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from E
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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2.97.4 km2 Km SSW of Wallsburg, Utah, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (10)

At magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Pleasant Grove (23.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / very short
Orem Utah (24.8 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 1-2 s
0.8 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Provo, Ice rink / Weak shaking (MMI III) / very short
Lindon / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / single lateral shake / very short : Felt like a shockwave  
Lindon utah / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Wallsburg, ut / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s
Deer Creek Reservoir / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s
Provo, UT / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s
Independence UT / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
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