University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: April 21, 2017 11:30 PM MDT
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor
earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred at 10:01 PM on April 21, 2017
(MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located 13 mi WSW of
Montezuma Creek, UT. One earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or greater has
occurred within 16 mi of the epicenter of this event since 1962. This
was a magnitude 3.7 on June 06, 2008, 9 mi WNW of
Montezuma Creek, UT.
Today’s earthquake was reported felt in the town of Blanding, UT.
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.
Date (UTC): April 22, 2017 Time (UTC): 04:01
Date (local): April 21, 2017 Time (local): 10:01 PM MDT
Latitude: 37 14.73′ N
Longitude: 109 34.10′ W
Preferred magnitude: 3.8 Ml