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Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 5 Km E of Huntsville, Utah, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 10:24 am (GMT -6) -

Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 5 Km E of Huntsville, Utah, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 10:24 am (GMT -6) Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 5 Km E of Huntsville, Utah, on Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 10:24 am (GMT -6)

Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 11 km depth

29 Sep 16:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeSep 29, 2022 16:24:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Sep 29, 2022 at 10:24 am (GMT -6)
Depth11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.26517°N / 111.70333°W (Utah, United States)
Antipode41.265°S / 68.297°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoWapi Lava Field (219 km / 136 mi)
Nearby towns and cities6 km (3 mi) E of Huntsville (pop: 621) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
22 km (14 mi) ESE of North Ogden (pop: 18,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) ENE of Ogden (pop: 85,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) ENE of Roy (pop: 38,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) NE of Layton (pop: 74,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Clearfield (Davis County) (pop: 30,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
58 km (36 mi) NNE of Salt Lake City (pop: 192,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
69 km (43 mi) NNE of West Valley City (pop: 136,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeFew Clouds 18.7°C (66 F), humidity: 43%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from SSW
Estimated seismic energy released1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
1.611 km5 Km E of Huntsville, UtahUSGS
1.611 kmUtahRaspberryShake
1.610 kmUtahIRIS


Seismic station: Hardware Ranch, Cache County, Utah, USA (HWUT/US network) | Distance from quake: 40 km / 25 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Hardware Ranch, Cache County, Utah, USA: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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