M 4.4 Earthquake in Northern Arizona Felt in St. George Area

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: September 19, 2022 04:30 PM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.4(USGS) occurred at 3:18 PM on September 19, 2022 (MDT).  The epicenter of the shock was located in northern Arizona about 30 mi SSE of Saint George, UT with more than 100 felt reports.  
The largest earthquake in the area was a  magnitude 5.9 on September 2, 1992, 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.

M 3.9 near Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: September 18, 2022 07:22 AM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred at 06:55 AM on September 18, 2022 (MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located about 6.5 mi NW of Norris Geyser Basin, WY.  A total of 168 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 4.8 on March 30, 2014, 2.8 mi N of Norris Junction, WY.  

The earthquake was reported felt within Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding communities.

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

M 2.5 near Magna, UT Felt Throughout Salt Lake Valley

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: June 03, 2022 07:20 AM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that an earthquake of magnitude 2.5 occurred at 05:02 AM on June 03, 2022 (MDT).  The epicenter of the shock was located 0.7 mi N of Magna, UT.  This earthquake was an aftershock of the magnitude 5.7 earthquake that occurred in the same area on March 18, 2020. Today’s aftershock was felt by more than two hundred seventy residents of the Salt Lake Valley.

To date, the University of Utah Seismograph Stations has located more than 2,700 aftershocks from the March 18, 2020 earthquake, including 41 of magnitude 3.0 and larger. In recent weeks there have been, on  average, approximately 2 aftershocks per week large enough to locate, most of them smaller than magnitude 1.5.  Aftershock activity is expected to continue for months, but with the rate continuing to decrease with time.

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):   June 03, 2022         Time (UTC):   11:02

Date (local): June 03, 2022         Time (local): 05:02 AM MDT

Latitude:     40 43.13′ N

Longitude:    112 5.92′ W

Preferred magnitude: 2.50 Ml

M 3.8 close to Utah / Colorado Border near Cisco, UT

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: May 31, 2022 05:20 PM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred at 04:12 PM on May 31, 2022 (MDT).  The epicenter of the shock was located 31.3 mi WSW of Fruita, CO and about 36 mi NNE of Moab, UT just north of I-70. An M 2.5 foreshock occurred 16 seconds beforehand. 

The earthquake was reported felt in the Grand Junction, CO region and into Utah.

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 31, 2022         Time (UTC):   22:12

Date (local): May 31, 2022         Time (local): 04:12 PM MDT

Latitude:     39 3.65′ N

Longitude:    109 17.75′ W

Preferred magnitude: 3.80 Ml

M 4.2 in eastern Yellowstone National Park

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: May 11, 2022 08:35 AM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred at 07:32 AM on May 11, 2022 (MDT).  The epicenter of the shock was located about 13 mi north of the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park.  A total of 5 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 4.2 on March 25, 2008, 20 mi NE of Fishing Bridge, WY.

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

M 3.5 near Sevier, UT

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: February 19, 2022 03:41 PM MST

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred at 03:17 PM on February 19, 2022 (MST). The epicenter of the shock was located 3.5 mi east-south-east of Sevier, UT. At the time of writing there were 18 felt reports. A total of 22 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 5.2 on October 04, 1967, 6.3 mi east-south-east of Sevier, UT.

Anyone who felt the earthquake is encouraged to fill out a survey form
on the US Geological Survey website: https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/uu60482552/executive.

M 3.6 near Zion National Park

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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.

Earthquake Summary:

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

M 3.6 in Yellowstone National Park

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: July 16, 2021 08:15 PM MDT


The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred at 06:45 PM on July 16, 2021(MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located beneath Yellowstone Lake, 7.4 mi SSE of Fishing Bridge, WY.  This earthquake is part of an intense sequence of small earthquakes, known as a swarm, that began yesterday afternoon (July 15).  There have been approximately 200 earthquakes in this swarm so far, including three others of magnitude 3.0 or larger and approximately 40 in the magnitude range 2 to 3.  Earthquake swarms are common in the Yellowstone National Park region, and account for roughly half of the total seismicity in the Yellowstone region.  The current swarm is occurring in an area that has had swarm activity in the recent past, including the 2008-2009 Yellowstone Lake swarm that included over 800 earthquakes.

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

Earthquake Summary:
Date (UTC): July 17, 2021      Time (UTC): 00:45
Date (local): July 16, 2021     Time (local): 06:45 PM MDT
Latitude: 44 27.64′ N
Longitude: 110 20.83′ W
Preferred magnitude: 3.6 Ml

M 3.7 near Strawberry Reservoir, UT

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: June 09, 2021 02:45 PM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.7 occurred in northern Utah at 01:52 PM on June 9, 2021 (MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located beneath the Wasatch Range, seven miles northeast of Strawberry Reservoir and 21 miles east of the town of Wallsburg, Utah. This earthquake was reported felt by a few residents of Utah and Salt Lake Valleys. It was followed by a magnitude 2.5 aftershock at 01:55 pm MDT. A magnitude 3.4 earthquake occurred in the same general area in 2006.

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): June 09, 2021

Time (UTC): 19:52

Date (local): June 09, 2021

Time (local): 01:52 PM MDT

Latitude: 40 18.59′ N

Longitude: 111 2.70′ W

Preferred magnitude: 3.7 Ml

M 3.6 near Circleville, UT

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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