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3.8 magnitude earthquake recorded just off I-70 near Utah-Colorado border

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Posted at 6:45 PM, May 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-31 20:46:36-04

GRAND COUNTY, Utah — An earthquake occurred Tuesday afternoon in eastern Utah, about 50 miles from Moab.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the 3.8-magnitude quake at 4:12 p.m.

The epicenter was located just under two miles north of I-70, near Exit 214 toward "Danish Flat" and near the town of Cisco.

The area is about 20 miles west of the Utah-Colorado border and 35 miles west of Grand Junction.

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As of Tuesday evening, only one person in Moab reported on the USGS website that they felt the quake. Dozens in the Grand Junction area reported feeling it, as did a few people close to the state line.