University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: February 28, 2018 08:15 AM MST
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred at 07:11 AM on February 28, 2018 (MST). The epicenter of the shock was located in southwestern Utah near Hatch Mountain, 12 miles SSW of Panguitch, UT. This event was reported felt mostly in Panguitch and surrounding areas. A total of 16 earthquakes of magnitude 3 or greater have occurred within 16 miles of the epicenter of this event since 1962. The largest of these events was a magnitude 3.9 on December 21, 1991, 15 miles WSW of Tropic, UT. A magnitude 4.6 earthquake occurred on April 20, 1991, 13 miles SE of Minersville, UT.
Date (UTC): February 28, 2018 Time (UTC): 14:11
Date (local): February 28, 2018 Time (local): 07:11 AM MST
Latitude: 37 40.21′ N
Longitude: 112 31.84′ W
Preferred magnitude: 3.60 Ml