Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 18 mi southeast of Salina, Sevier County, Utah, USA, on Sunday, 12 March 1989 at 23:21 (GMT)
Light magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 3 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 3.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.78917°N / 111.6015°W (Sevier, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Rock Desert (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SE of Salina (pop: 2,520) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) E of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SSE of Fayette (pop: 3,240) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Monroe (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SW of Ferron (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Manti (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Ephraim (Sanpete County) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) S of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) S of Orem (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (137 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.4||3.1 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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