Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Garfield County, 91 mi east of Cedar City, Iron County, Utah, USA, on Saturday, 26 January 1991 at 21:49 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 22 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 22.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.636°N / 111.405°W (Garfield, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Bald Knoll (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (14 mi) SE of Escalante (pop: 790) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) S of Boulder Town (pop: 226) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) N of Page (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) ESE of Panguitch (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) E of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) ENE of Hurricane (Washington County) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) ENE of Washington (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) ENE of St. George (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
350 km (218 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||22 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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