Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 13 mi south of Nephi, Juab County, Utah, USA, on Sunday, 7 July 1963 at 19:20 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 7 km depth
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.53°N / 111.91°W (Juab County, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Fumarole Butte (77 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) SSW of Nephi (Juab County) (pop: 5,560) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) SSW of Payson (Utah County) (pop: 19,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of Spanish Fork (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) SSW of Springville (Utah County) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) SSW of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Orem (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) S of Pleasant Grove (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Lehi (pop: 58,500) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) S of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||7 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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