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Magnitude 3.5 earthquake recorded in central Utah

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Posted at 3:51 PM, Feb 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-19 18:54:46-05

RICHFIELD, Utah — A magnitude 3.5 earthquake was recorded in Sevier County Saturday afternoon.

A notification from the United States Geological Survey reports the earthquake struck at 3:17 Saturday afternoon near Joseph, Utah.

The exact location was about 3.7 miles South-Southwest of Joseph. No injuries were reported associated with the earthquake.

USGS reports that a total of 22 earthquakes with magnitude 3.0 or higher have happened around that area since 1962. The largest has been a magnitude 5.2 earthquake that happened on October 4, 1967.

The National Weather Service of Salt Lake City is asking that those who felt the quake report it by clicking here.