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Strong Earthquake Hits Utah

Posted by feww on April 16, 2010

Quake Measuring 5.1Mw Strike 8km ENE Randolph Utah

The quake was epicentered at 41.79°N,111.04°W and struck at a depth of about 1 km on Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 23:59:38 UTC. The shallow depth at which the quake struck could mean that some building close to the epicenter may have sustained some structural damage.

GFZ Potsdam – Earthquake Bulletin

  • Region: Utah
  • Time: 2010-04-15 23:59:41.8 UTC
  • Magnitude: 5.1
  • Epicenter: 111.04°W 41.79°N
  • Depth: 1 km [Fire Earth estimate]
  • Status: automatic
  • Distances [USGS/EHP]
    • 8 km (5 miles) ENE (57°) from Randolph, UT
    • 21 km (13 miles) NNE (13°) from Woodruff, UT
    • 23 km (14 miles) SE (127°) from Laketown, UT
    • 124 km (77 miles) NNE (32°) from Salt Lake City, UT

The quake occurred about 57 miles (92km) east of a magnitude 4.0event which struck the area also at a shallow depth on June 4, 2009.

Fire-Earth Moderators believe both of these quakes were caused by gas drilling activities.

Seismic Hazard Map

State boundaries in blue; county boundaries in green.  Sourec: USGS/EHP

Estimated Population Exposed to Earthquake Shaking. Sourec: USGS/EHP

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