Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 12 mi southwest of West Jordan, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA, on Monday, 16 March 1992 at 14:42 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 11.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.457°N / 112.04533°W (Salt Lake County, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Fumarole Butte (114 km / 71 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) S of Herriman (Salt Lake County) (pop: 30,800) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (7 mi) SW of Riverton (pop: 41,900) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) SW of South Jordan Heights (Salt Lake County) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SW of South Jordan (pop: 66,600) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Draper (pop: 46,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Lehi (pop: 58,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSW of West Jordan (pop: 111,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) SW of Sandy (pop: 87,500) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) S of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) SSW of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||12 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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