University of Utah Seismograph Stations
Released: August 30, 2023 06:50 PM MDT
The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.7 occurred at 06:11 PM on August 30, 2023 (MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located 10 mi NNE of Huntsville, UT. At the time of this press release, one magnitude 0.8 aftershock has occurred shortly after the magnitude 3.7 earthquake. More than 120 residents have reported feeling the earthquake, predominantly in the Ogden and Weber Canyon area.
A total of 9 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 3.7 on December 07, 1967, 2.4 mi NNE of Huntsville, UT. One earthquake of magnitude 4.5 or greater has occurred within 32 mi of the epicenter of this event since 1962. This was a magnitude 4.6 on March 17, 1966, 13.7 mi E of Providence, 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/uu60548782/tellus