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.
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