M3.0 Earthquake Confirmed in Southern Utah

November 30, 2021

A minor earthquake struck parts of southern Utah, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.

The quake struck on Friday morning, had a preliminary magnitude of 3.0 and was centered about 7 miles west of Panguitch, the USGS said.

It happened at about 6:40 a.m. Quakes of that magnitude are among the smallest generally felt by people.