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Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 15 Km NW of Beaver, Utah, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021 at 12:22 am (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 15 Km NW of Beaver, Utah, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021 at 12:22 am (GMT -7) Weak mag. 2.0 earthquake - 15 Km NW of Beaver, Utah, on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021 at 12:22 am (GMT -7)

Weak magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 6 km depth

25 Dec 07:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 25, 2021 07:22:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, Dec 25, 2021 at 12:22 am (GMT -7)
Depth6.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude38.37367°N / 112.773°W (Utah, United States)
Antipode38.374°S / 67.227°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoBlack Rock Desert (70 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities16 km (10 mi) NW of Beaver (pop: 3,010) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
21 km (13 mi) E of Milford (pop: 1,330) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) NE of Minersville (pop: 869) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (37 mi) N of Parowan (pop: 2,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
64 km (39 mi) WSW of Monroe (pop: 2,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Panguitch (pop: 1,480) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (44 mi) NNE of Enoch (Iron County) (pop: 6,270) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
75 km (46 mi) SW of Richfield (Sevier County) (pop: 7,590) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Fillmore (pop: 2,490) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
81 km (51 mi) NNE of Cedar City (Iron County) (pop: 30,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 1.3°C (34 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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2.06.2 km15 Km NW of Beaver, UtahUSGS
2.06.2 kmUtahRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake (1)

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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Mesquite, Nevada / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / very short : Swinging light fixtures.  
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