Mag 4.1 near Strawberry Reservoir, Utah

PRESS RELEASE 

University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: May 25, 2016 7:45 AM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.1 occurred at 07:01 AM on May 25, 2016 (MDT).  The epicenter of the shock was located in the southern Uinta Mountains, 8 miles NE of the town of Hanna, Utah, and 26 miles NW of Duchesne, Utah.  Seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have occurred within 16 miles of the epicenter of this event since 1962.  The largest of these events was a magnitude 4.5 on September 30, 1977, 21 mi NNW of Duchesne.

Anyone who felt the earthquake is encouraged to fill out a survey form either on the Seismograph Stations website: www.quake.utah.edu or the US Geological Survey website: earthquake.usgs.gov.

Earthquake Summary:

Date (UTC):   May 25, 2016         Time (UTC):   13:01

Date (local): May 25, 2016         Time (local): 07:01 AM MDT

Latitude:     40 29.18′ N

Longitude:    110 38.85′ W

Preferred magnitude: 4.1 Ml


Map of May 25 earthquake near Hanna, UT