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Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 8 Km NW of Fayette, Utah, on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 2:10 pm (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 8 Km NW of Fayette, Utah, on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 2:10 pm (GMT -6) Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 8 Km NW of Fayette, Utah, on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at 2:10 pm (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 4 km depth

9 May 13:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 17 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 8, 2022 20:10:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, May 8, 2022 at 2:10 pm (GMT -6)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.3
Depth4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude39.28717°N / 111.91967°W (Utah, United States)
Antipode39.287°S / 68.08°E
Shaking intensityWeak shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoBlack Rock Desert (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (10 mi) ENE of Scipio (pop: 322) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
17 km (11 mi) NNW of Fayette (pop: 3,240) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
24 km (15 mi) W of Manti (pop: 3,350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
30 km (19 mi) WSW of Ephraim (Sanpete County) (pop: 6,860) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
37 km (23 mi) N of Salina (pop: 2,520) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) S of Nephi (Juab County) (pop: 5,560) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (31 mi) SW of Mount Pleasant (pop: 3,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
86 km (53 mi) S of Payson (Utah County) (pop: 19,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Spanish Fork (pop: 37,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
101 km (63 mi) SSW of Springville (Utah County) (pop: 32,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.34 km8 Km NW of Fayette, UtahUSGS
2.34 kmUtahRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.3, 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.
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