Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - Utah (USA) on Tuesday, 31 January 1989 at 21:42 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 21 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 20.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.82383°N / 111.601°W (Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Rock Desert (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) ESE of Salina (pop: 2,520) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 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!
50 km (31 mi) S of Manti (pop: 3,350) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Monroe (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Ferron (pop: 1,560) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Ephraim (Sanpete County) (pop: 6,860) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) S of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) S of Orem (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Lehi (pop: 58,500) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||21 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.