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2.7-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Utah near Nevada border

Posted at 8:23 AM, Mar 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-14 10:23:40-04

SOUTHERN UTAH — A small earthquake struck in southern Utah near the Nevada border Thursday morning.

The US Geological Survey’s Seismograph Station at University of Utah indicates the 2.7-magnitude earthquake struck about 7:44 a.m. about 8 miles southwest of Enterprise at a depth of about 4.3 miles.

Enterprise is a small town located about 40 miles northwest of St. George.

Earthquakes of this size do not generally cause injuries or significant damage.