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Utah Region Press Releases

This page contains Utah Region Press Releases for the following dates (with the most recent press release listed first):

Press Release

University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: November 5, 2007 3:30 PM MST

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred at 2:48 PM on November 5, 2007 (MST). The epicenter of the shock was located in the Sanpete Valley, 3 mi WSW of Ephraim, UT. The shock was reported felt in nearby towns including Ephraim, Manti, and Mount Pleasant, UT. The largest previous event in the same general area since 1962 was a magnitude 3.6 on September 10, 1994, located 2 mi SSW of Spring City, UT.

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Press Release

University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: September 1, 2007 1:30 PM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a small earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred in northern Utah at 12:32 PM on September 1, 2007 (MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located north of the Great Salt Lake at the southern end of the Blue Spring Hills, 9 mi SW of Tremonton, UT, and 18 miles WNW of Brigham City, UT. The shock occurred in a seismically active area. The largest event since 1962 in the area of today's event was a magnitude 4.5 on July 5, 1989, 11 mi WSW of Tremonton, UT. The earthquake was reported felt by dozens of people in Tremonton, Garland, and other surrounding towns and as far away as Pocatello, Idaho, 78 miles to the north.

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University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: August 18, 2007 09:02 AM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.9 occurred in southwestern Utah this morning at 07:18 AM (MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located 23 miles WSW of Minersville, UT and 30 miles NNW of Cedar Valley. Eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have occurred 15 miles of the episensor this event since 1962; the largest of these events was a magnitude 4.2 in October 1966.

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Press Release

University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: August 06, 2007 04:10 AM MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a light earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred at 02:48 AM on August 06, 2007 (MDT) in central Utah. The epicenter of the shock was located in the Huntington Canyon area of the Wasatch Plateau, 14 mi ESE of Mount Pleasant, UT. More than 30 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have occurred within 15 mi of the epicenter of this event since 1962; the largest of these events was a magnitude 3.9 in December 1987.

For information on earthquakes in Utah, go to www.quake.utah.edu.

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Updated Oct. 10, 2007

Further Information has been complied here: Scientific and Technical Information about the Crandall Canyon Seismic Event.

 

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Press Release

University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: June 10, 2007 at 07:50 p.m. MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred at 07:03 p.m. this evening on June 10, 2007 (MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located near the Utah-Nevada border, 18 mi WSW of Enterprise, UT, and 10 miles ESE of Joseca, Nevada. The epicentral area is sparsely populated and is the same area where a magnitude 5.6 shock occurred in August 1966.

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Press Release

University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: May 28, 2007 at 11:20 p.m. MDT

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a small earthquake of magnitude 2.3 occurred at 09:05 p.m. this evening on May 28, 2007 (MDT). The epicenter of the shock was located beneath the town of South Jordan, Utah, in the southwestern part of the Salt Lake Valley. The earthquake was reported felt by residents of South Jordan, West Jordan and other nearby towns.

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Press Release

University of Utah Seismograph Stations

Released: February 24, 2007 at 09:47 p.m. MST

The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.7 occurred this evening at 08:52 PM on February 24, 2007 (MST). The epicenter of the shock was located 22 mi SE of Afton, WY in the Bridger National Forest. The shock originated beneath the Salt River Range. One earthquake of magnitude 3.6 occurred in this general area on December 2, 1971.

For information on earthquakes in Utah, go to www.quake.utah.edu.

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