Moderate mag. 4.0 earthquake - 12 mi southwest of Eagle Mountain, Utah County, USA, on Wed, 26 Sep 2012 17:48 (America/Denver)
Moderate magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 14 km depth
27 Sep 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 12 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 26 Sep 2012 17:48 (America/Denver)
Depth: 13.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.1645°N / 112.136°W (Utah County, Utah, United States)
Nearest volcano: Black Rock Desert (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SSW of Fairfield (pop: 130) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Eagle Mountain (pop: 27,300) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) SW of Saratoga Springs (pop: 25,400) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SW of Lehi (pop: 58,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Orem (pop: 94,500) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) SW of Pleasant Grove (pop: 38,100) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) W of Provo (pop: 115,300) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) SSW of South Jordan (pop: 66,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW 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||14 km||19km SSW of Eagle Mountain, Utah||USGS|
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