September 24, 2019 • Nelson Phillips • Staff Writer
According to seismograph stations run by the University of Utah, a 3.9 magnitude earthquake was measured at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday morning, located approximately three miles east/northeast of Howell.
Although a 3.9 magnitude quake is not especially dangerous, people all over the county have been reporting they felt the earth move.
"My chair totally moved with no one in it," wrote one person on social media.
"Yes, we felt it here at Northrup Grumman," wrote another.
Data from the U.S. Geological survey states that quakes between 2.5 and 5.4 on the Richter scale are "often felt, but only cause minor damage." It is estimated that 30,000 of these quakes happen every year.
Did you feel the quake? Please feel free to share your survival stories on our web and Facebook pages.
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