Strong mag. 5.6 earthquake - Piute County, 6.6 mi south of Monroe, Sevier County, Utah, USA, on Wednesday, 4 October 1967 at 10:20 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 7 km depth
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.54°N / 112.16°W (Piute, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mineral Mountains-Cove Fort (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Monroe (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) SSW of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Aurora (pop: 1,030) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) NE of Beaver (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) SSW of Fayette (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Manti (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NE of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
372 km (231 mi) NE of Las Vegas (Nevada) (pop: 623,700) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) NE of Henderson (Nevada) (pop: 285,700) --> 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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|5.6||7 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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