Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 5.1 mi south of Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA, on Thursday, 29 September 1921 at 14:12 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Aftershocks | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in the US | Utah | Nevada
Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.7°N / 112.1°W (Sevier, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Rock Desert (46 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
0 km (0 mi) SSW of Central Valley (pop: 554) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) S of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Salina (pop: 2,520) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SSW of Fayette (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NE of Beaver (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSW of Manti (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SSW of Ephraim (Sanpete County) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
388 km (241 mi) NE of Las Vegas (Nevada) (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
390 km (243 mi) NE of Henderson (Nevada) (pop: 285,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.