EARTHQUAKES

3.7 earthquake reported near Huntsville area, no injuries reported

Aug 30, 2023, 7:11 PM | Updated: 7:51 pm

learning about fault lines...

Scientists are learning just how connected the Wasatch Fault line is to the West Valley fault line. Dr. Keith Koper, director of University of Utah Seismograph Stations, shows an earthquake pattern from a seismometer in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (Mengshin Lin/Deseret News)

(Mengshin Lin/Deseret News)

OGDEN, Utah — A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was reported Wednesday evening near Huntsville, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations. 

According to a post on X by UUSS, the quake happened at 6:11 p.m. and the epicenter was roughly 10 miles northeast of Huntsville.

 

According to a press release from the UUSS, one aftershock, measuring at .8 on the Richter scale has been reported as of 7 p.m. Wednesday.

According to the release, more than 120 residents felt the earthquake, mostly in the area of Weber and Ogden canyons. 

According to the release, nine earthquakes measuring 3.0 or greater have occurred within a 16-mile radius of Wednesday’s epicenter. One earthquake measuring 4.5 or greater has occurred within 32 miles of Wednesday’s epicenter since 1962. 

A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was felt Wednesday evening in portions of northern Utah. The epicenter was 10 miles northeast of Huntsville. Photo credit: University of Utah Seismograph Stations.

No injuries or damage from the earthquake have been reported.

Anyone who felt the earthquake is asked to fill out a survey on the U.S. Geological Survey website

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