Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - 30 mi northwest of Roosevelt, Duchesne County, Utah, USA, on Wednesday, 18 January 1950 at 01:55 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.5°N / 110.5°W (Duchesne, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Leucite Hills (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
38 km (24 mi) NNW of Duchesne (pop: 1,870) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Roosevelt (Duchesne County) (pop: 6,980) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) ENE of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) ENE of Orem (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) E of Sandy (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) E of Millcreek (pop: 62,100) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) ESE of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) E of South Jordan (pop: 66,600) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) E of West Jordan (pop: 111,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) E of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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