Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - 10 Km WSW of Alton, Utah, USA, on Sunday, 21 March 2021 at 19:14 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 6 km depth
22 Mar 16:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 hours.
Depth: 5.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.41817°N / 112.60367°W (Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Markagunt Plateau (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Alton (pop: 116) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) N of Glendale (pop: 365) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) N of Kanab (pop: 4,390) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Panguitch (pop: 1,480) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSE of Louisa (pop: 2,930) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) SE of Enoch (Iron County) (pop: 6,270) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) ENE of Hurricane (Washington County) (pop: 15,500) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ENE of Washington (pop: 24,300) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ENE of Saint George (pop: 72,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||5.5 km||10 Km WSW of Alton, Utah, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.