Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - 6.6 mi northwest of Circleville, Piute County, Utah, USA, on Monday, 3 January 2011 at 12:06 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 11 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 11.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.24717°N / 112.34517°W (Piute, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mineral Mountains-Cove Fort (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NW of Circleville (pop: 523) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) E of Beaver (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Monroe (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Panguitch (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) NE of Louisa (pop: 2,930) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SSW of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) NE of Enoch (Iron County) (pop: 6,270) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NE of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NE of Saint George (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 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||11 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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