Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - Duchesne County, 65 mi east of Provo, Utah County, USA, on Thursday, 6 October 1977 at 09:38 (GMT)
Weak magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 6 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 6.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.483°N / 110.476°W (Duchesne, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Leucite Hills (197 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) N of Duchesne (pop: 1,870) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) WNW of Roosevelt (Duchesne County) (pop: 6,980) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) E of Heber City (Wasatch County) (pop: 9,200) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) W of Vernal (Uintah County) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) E of Park City (pop: 8,130) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) ENE of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ENE of Orem (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) E of Lehi (pop: 58,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) ESE of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) E of West Jordan (pop: 111,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||6 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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