1942 (Aug) – Cedar City, UT – M 5

Intermountain Seismic Belt Historical Earthquake Project

August 30, 1942 – Cedar City, UT – M 5

On August 30, 1942 at 3:08 p.m. (local time) a magnitude 5.0 earthquake struck Cedar City, Utah. It was reported that the earthquake was accompanied by a loud rumbling sound. There were no reports of the earthquake being felt outside the city. The earthquake startled residents and some fled from buildings but there were no reported injuries. Reported damage was limited to bricks dislodged from chimneys.


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