Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 26 mi southwest of Provo, Utah County, USA, on Saturday, 24 May 1980 at 10:03 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.937°N / 111.966°W (Utah, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Fumarole Butte (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) SSW of Mount Nebo (pop: 302) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) WSW of Payson (Utah County) (pop: 19,500) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SW of Spanish Fork (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (25 mi) SW of Springville (Utah County) (pop: 32,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Eagle Mountain (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SW of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) S of Saratoga Springs (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) SSW of Orem (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) S of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 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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