April 19, 2013 , a 2.8M earthquake (2.1 miles deep) struck Utah.
Upon review of the USGS coordinates, searching on Google earth, the direct epicenter of the earthquake falls within just a few thousand feet of a large mine (also an active quarry).
2013 April 19 06:14:32 UTC
- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
|Depth||3.4 km (2.1 miles)|
This mining earthquake is on top of recent movement at fracking operations in Oklahoma:
past mining earthquakes:
Past fracking operation earthquakes: