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.
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