University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: January 15, 2016 4:15 PM MST
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.3 occurred at 3:37 PM today, January 15, 2016 (MST). The epicenter of the shock was located near Enterprise reservoir, 12 mi WSW of Enterprise, UT and 34 mi NNW of St. George, UT. The earthquake was reported felt in St. George, UT and surrounding areas. A magnitude 3.3 earthquake occurred in the same area on January 9th. A total of 16 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have occurred within 16 mi of the epicenter of today’s this event since 1962.The largest of these events was a magnitude 5.60 on August 16, 1966,
22 mi ESE of Caliente, NV.