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Magnitude 2.9 earthquake shakes Utahns awake

Posted at 6:34 AM, Nov 02, 2015

MAPLETON, Utah – The United States Geological Surveys (USGS) reported that a 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit Utah Monday morning.

A preliminary report from the USGS, shows it happened at a depth of about 1.5 miles, just 3 miles outside of Mapleton.

The USGS reported 3 earthquakes near Phoenix, Arizona last night, as well.

They all happened around the Black Canyon City, which is about 45 miles north of Phoenix.

According to the USGS, the first hit around 9:00 p.m. last night, registering at 3.2 magnitude.

The second reached 4.1 at 11:30 p.m.,  and the last came just minutes later,  4 magnitude.

No one has reported any injuries.