University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: December 21, 2021 03:50 PM MST
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred at 03:36 PM on December 21, 2021 (MST). The epicenter of the shock was located about 5 mi east of Zion NP and 22 mi east of Hurricane, UT. The earthquake was felt in Hurricane and the surrounding area. A total of 8 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have occurred within 16 mi of the epicenter of this event since 1962. The largest of these events was a magnitude 3.4 on March 11, 1989, 3.9 mi E of Colorado City, AZ.
Anyone who felt the earthquake is encouraged to fill out a survey form
on the US Geological Survey website: earthquake.usgs.gov.
Date (UTC): December 21, 2021 Time (UTC): 22:36
Date (local): December 21, 2021 Time (local): 03:36 PM MST
Latitude: 37 11.41′ N
Longitude: 112 53.71′ W
Preferred magnitude: 3.60 Ml