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Minor earthquake in northern Utah; did you feel it?

Posted at 9:44 AM, Jun 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-11 12:04:17-04

Magnitude 2.9 earthquake detected in Box Elder County – U of U Seismograph Stations

SALT LAKE CITY – The University of Utah seismograph stations detected a minor earthquake in northern Utah early Monday morning.

The earthquake registered a Magnitude 2.9 and the epicenter was just south of the Utah-Idaho border.

The earthquake occurred at 2:17 a.m. about seven miles northeast of Snowville.

Other Box Elder County towns less than 20 miles from the epicenter are Howell and Portage.

A 2.5 to 3.0 magnitude quake is the smallest generally felt by people according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Damage usually does not occur unless the magnitude is 4.0 or higher.