Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Orangeville

Initial reports from University of Utah Seismograph Stations indicate that a 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck six miles northwest of Orangeville at 9:27 p.m. Wednesday night. The exact location of the earthquake was reported as 39.284В°N, 111.132В°W.

No damage has been reported, but the shaking has caused plenty of buzz on social networking sites, even sparking a Facebook group called “I survived the Emery County Earthquake of 2011!”

For specific information on the event, visit the US Geological Survey website at:, or the University of Utah site at:

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