M 3.9 near Zion National Park, UT


University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: December 01, 2023 12:57 AM MST

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred at 12:16 AM on December 01, 2023 (MST). The epicenter of the shock was located 17.0 mi S of Cedar City, UT and was widely felt in the areas of Cedar City and Hurricane, UT.  A total of 21 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have occurred within 16 mi of the epicenter of this event since 1962. This event is within 20 mi of the September 02, 1992 M 5.9 earthquake 1.8 mi SSE of Washington, UT.

Anyone who felt the earthquake is encouraged to fill out a survey form on the US Geological Survey website: earthquake.usgs.gov.