Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - 13 mi southeast of Fredonia, Coconino County, Arizona, USA, on Tuesday, 21 July 1959 at 17:39 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.8°N / 112.37°W (Coconino, Arizona, United States)
Nearest volcano: Bald Knoll (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SE of Fredonia (pop: 1,320) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) SSE of Kanab (Utah) (pop: 4,390) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) ESE of Colorado City (pop: 4,830) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Page (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) ESE of Hurricane (Washington County, Utah) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) ESE of Washington (Utah) (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) ESE of St. George (Utah) (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) SSE of Cedar City (Iron County, Utah) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) ENE of Las Vegas (Nevada) (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) N of Phoenix (pop: 1,563,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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