(Salt Lake City, UT) - The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports that a minor earthquake of magnitude 3.8 occurred at 6:51 AM (MDT)on August 18, 2010. The epicenter of the shock was located 10 mi WSW of Cedar City, Utah in the Cedar Valley. A total of 33 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have occurred within 16 miles of the epicenter of this event since 1962. The largest of these events was a magnitude 4 on June 28, 1992. The earthquake was reported felt in and near Cedar City, Utah.
Anyone who felt the earthquake is encouraged to fill out a survey form either on the Seismograph Stations web site - Earthquake Utah
or the US Geological Survey website - Earthquake