M 2.5 near Magna, UT Felt Throughout Salt Lake Valley


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