Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Emery County, 26 mi south of Ephraim, Sanpete County, Utah, USA, on Wednesday, 8 February 1989 at 00:47 (GMT)
Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 3 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 2.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.99217°N / 111.48633°W (Emery, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Rock Desert (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
22 km (14 mi) WNW of Emery (pop: 272) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) WSW of Ferron (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) E of Salina (pop: 2,520) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) SSE of Manti (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) ESE of Fayette (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) SSE of Ephraim (Sanpete County) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) WSW of Castle Dale (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) ENE of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) S of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> 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||2.7 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.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.