Earthquake reported in mountains in south-central Utah

February 20, 2019

KANOSH, Utah (AP) — Seismologists say a moderate earthquake occurred early Wednesday morning in a mountainous area of south-central Utah.

The University of Utah says the earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred in the Pavant Range about 5.3 miles (8.5 kilometers) south-southwest of Kanosh in Millard County and was felt in the communities of Fillmore, Monroe and Richfield.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake occurred just after midnight Tuesday was followed by three small aftershocks.

Kanosh is 139 miles (223 kilometers) south of Salt Lake City.

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