M 3.6 near Circleville, UT

PRESS RELEASE

University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: May 25, 2021 04:00 PM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred in southern Utah at 03:14 PM on May 25, 2021 (MDT).  The epicenter of the shock was located beneath Granite Valley in the southern Tushar Mountains, 10 mi SW of the town of Circleville, UT, and 45 miles NE of Cedar City, Utah. Today’s earthquake occurred in a seismically active area of Utah.
A total of 47 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 on January 03, 2011,
6.5 mi NW of Circleville, 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):   May 25, 2021         Time (UTC):   21:14

Date (local): May 25, 2021         Time (local): 03:14 PM MDT

Latitude:     38 4.65′ N

Longitude:    112 24.32′ W

Preferred magnitude: 3.60 Ml