Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 9.6 mi southwest of Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA, on Monday, 3 January 1972 at 10:20 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 7 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.65°N / 112.17°W (Sevier, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mineral Mountains-Cove Fort (44 km / 27 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) SSW of Elsinore (pop: 857) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) SSW of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Salina (pop: 2,520) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Beaver (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) SSW of Fayette (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Manti (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) SSE of Melville (pop: 3,480) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Ephraim (Sanpete County) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) SSW of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||7 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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