Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - Garfield County, 37 mi northeast of Cedar City, Iron County, Utah, USA, on Friday, 30 January 1998 at 21:53 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 7 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 6.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.9845°N / 112.51683°W (Garfield, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Markagunt Plateau (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) NNW of Panguitch (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Louisa (pop: 2,930) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSE of Beaver (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ENE of Enoch (Iron County) (pop: 6,270) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NE of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Milford (pop: 1,330) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NE of Washington (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NE of St. George (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 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||6.9 km||Utah (USA)||USGS|
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