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Pair of minor earthquakes rattle southern Utah Tuesday morning

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Posted at 7:21 AM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 09:21:09-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A pair of minor earthquakes rattled parts of southern Utah Tuesday morning.

The first, a magnitude 3.8, hit around 2:45 a.m. and was centered about six miles from Pine Valley and about 38 miles from Hurricane.

Another quake, magnitude 2.8, hit in almost the same area around 5:30 a.m.

Earthquakes of that magnitude can be felt and can cause some minor damage.