Experts are trying to make sense of an unusual earthquake that shook Northeastern Utah, Wednesday morning.
Anyone feel this small earthquake this morning in the southern Uinta Mountains?
According to the Univeristy of Utah seismic report on this event, “The Uinta Mountains and Wyoming Basin are stable parts of the North American tectonic plate that are relatively unaffected by geologically young crustal deformation; only minor, ambiguous evidence of possible young faulting is found in the area.” Find this and other information in their report HERE.
A small earthquake shook the southern Uinta Mountains early Wednesday, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Station.
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