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Earthquake Hits Utah

An earthquake has struck Utah. The preliminary magnitude was 2.8, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No damage has been reported. Details from the USGS:


Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 11:42:46 UTC

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 04:42:46 AM at epicenter

Location: 38.994°N, 111.382°W

Depth: 1.2 km (~0.7 mile) (poorly constrained)

Distances from epicenter:

14 km (9 miles) NW (305°) from Emery, UT

24 km (15 miles) WSW (244°) from Ferron, UT

29 km (18 miles) WSW (238°) from Clawson, UT

141 km (88 miles) S (170°) from Provo, UT

201 km (125 miles) SSE (167°) from Salt Lake City, UT

This article will be updated if the event proves significant.

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