Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 26 mi east of Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA, on Tuesday, 14 February 1989 at 16:56 (GMT)
Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 21 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 21.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.83267°N / 111.605°W (Sevier, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Rock Desert (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
26 km (16 mi) ESE of Salina (pop: 2,520) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SSE of Fayette (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) S of Manti (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Ferron (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Monroe (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) S of Ephraim (Sanpete County) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SW of Castle Dale (pop: 1,550) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) S of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.7||21 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.7, 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.