Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Iron County, 26 mi northwest of Cedar City, Ayron srjan County, Utah, USA, on Monday, 21 September 1936 at 06:20 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - Iron County, 26 mi northwest of Cedar City, Ayron srjan County, Utah, USA, on Monday, 21 September 1936 at 06:20 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 0 km depth

Date & time: 21 Sep 1936 06:20:00 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38°N / 113.3°W (Iron County, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Markagunt Plateau (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NW of Enoch (Iron County) (pop: 6,270) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) WNW of Louisa (pop: 2,930) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of Milford (pop: 1,330) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Beaver (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) N of Hurricane (Washington County) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NNE of Ivins (Washington County) (pop: 7,880) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) N of Washington (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NE of Sunrise Manor (Nevada) (pop: 189,400) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) SSW of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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