Earthquake Rumbles Through Emery County

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According to University of Utah Seismograph Stations preliminary earthquake reports, a “light earthquake” hit Emery County at approximately 9:27 p.m. Wednesday.

The website quake.utah.edu reported the earthquake registered a 4.1 magnitude with an epicenter approximately six miles northwest of Orangeville.

According to the website, the exact coordinates were 39 deg. 17.5 min. N (39.292N), 111 deg. 7.7 min. W (111.129W).

Various broadcast news stations reported the incident almost immediately.

Facebook posts indicated the quake was felt as far away as Colorado.

Visit https://quake.utah.edu/req2webdir/recenteqs/Quakes/uu00008427.html
https://www.seis.utah.edu/recenteqs/ and https://quake.utah.edu/helicorder/sru_webi.htm for more information on the quake.

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