M 2.7 near Logan, UT

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: September 19, 2020 10:45 PM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that an earthquake of magnitude 2.7 occurred at 09:56 PM on September 19, 2020 (MDT). The hypocenter of the shock was located 11 miles beneath Logan Canyon in the Bear River Range,  7 miles east northeast of Logan, UT. 

This earthquake was reported felt by residents of Logan and other cities and towns in the Cache Valley. Today’s earthquake occurred in a seismically active area of Utah. A total of 14 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 4.6 that occurred on March 17, 1966, 14 miles east of Providence, UT.

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

Earthquake Summary:

Date (UTC):   September 20, 2020         Time (UTC):   03:56
Date (local): September 19, 2020         Time (local): 09:56 PM MDT
Latitude:     41 45.95′ N
Longitude:    111 42.32′ W
Preferred magnitude: 2.7 Ml

M 3.5 Near Cane Beds, AZ

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: July 24, 2020 10:50 PM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred at 10:00 PM on July 24, 2020 (MDT).  The epicenter was located in the Upper Clayhole Valley of northern Arizona, 17 miles south-southwest of Colorado City, AZ and 32 miles south-southeast of Hurricane, UT.  A total of 6 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 3.7 on May 22, 1988, 4.7 miles south of Colorado City, AZ. The earthquake was reported felt in the Utah/Arizona border area.

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

COVID-19 UUSS work from home, 24/7 EQ response unaffected

To protect our community during the #COVID crisis: The University of Utah Seismograph Stations offices will be closed. We will continue our regular office hours while working from home, in support of  #SocialDistancing.

Most importantly:
THE 24/7 EMERGENCY EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE WILL BE UNAFFECTED.

Our duty seismologists will have the same response capabilities as before.

For the latest earthquake information: www.quake.utah.edu

For the latest Utah COVID information:

https://coronavirus.utah.gov/

Please do what you can to keep yourselves and the community safe.

Thank you.

Magnitude 3.4 Arizona earthquake near St. George, UT

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations 

Released: July 12, 2017 09:10 AM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.4 occurred at 08:41 AM on July 12, 2017 (MDT).  The epicenter of the shock was located nine miles SSE of St. George, UT.  A total of 6 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 5.9 on September 02, 1992, two miles SSE of Washington, UT.

Today’s earthquake was reported felt in Saint George, UT and surrounding cities.

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):   July 12, 2017         Time (UTC):   14:41

Date (local): July 12, 2017           Time (local): 08:41 AM MDT

Latitude:     36º 58.79′ N

Longitude:    113º 33.96′ W

Preferred magnitude: 3.40 Ml