3.8 magnitude earthquake reported near Moab
May 31, 2022, 6:38 PM | Updated: 7:05 pm
MOAB, Utah — The Utah Geological Survey reported a 3.8 magnitude earthquake near Moab Tuesday afternoon.
The tremblor happened at 4:12 between Moab and Grand Junction, Colorado.
It happened at a depth of 6.8 km.
There are no immediate reports of damage.
The Utah Geologic Survey said on its website, “Utah has experienced 17 earthquakes greater than magnitude (M) 5.5 since pioneer settlement in 1847, and geologic investigations of our region’s faults indicate a long history of repeated large earthquakes of M 6.5 and greater prior to settlement.”
Memories of Magna quake still fresh for those whose homes were damaged
A 5.7 earthquake hit Magna on March 18, 2020.
“And my house just rocked back and forth; kids running out of bedrooms, crying,” Van Hise told KSL.
It left dozens of homes unsafe in Magna.