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

PRESS RELEASE

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