Moderate mag. 4.4 earthquake - 6.6 mi east of Beaver, Utah, USA, on Friday, 2 January 1998 at 07:28 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 12 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.24133°N / 112.52767°W (Beaver, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mineral Mountains-Cove Fort (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) ESE of Beaver (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Milford (pop: 1,330) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) N of Panguitch (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNE of Louisa (pop: 2,930) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SW of Monroe (pop: 2,290) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NE of Enoch (Iron County) (pop: 6,270) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) SSW of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NE of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NE of Saint George (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (177 mi) S of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.4||12 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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