Major earthquakes in Southern Utah; morning brings lesser, 3.4, 2.5 magnitude tremors

Minor earthquakes in Southern Utah a reminder that it’s earthquake country capable of larger quakes. Have you prepared an emergency kit and plan in case of a large earthquake, or other natural disaster? Make a plan with your friends and family. The best plan is a prepared one!


A magnitude 3.4 earthquake registered south of Littlefield, Arizona, in the early morning hours Friday, large enough to glance at but not particularly extraordinary, while an even smaller quake registered north of Hildale. Though these are lesser, Southern Utah and its surrounding areas have experienced greater quakes – four that may be considered major in Southern Utah over the past century or so.