Sharon Bissell Contributed Sharon Flarence (Keysor) Bissell, 79 years old, resident of Clearfield, UT died in her home of natural causes on June 28, 2019. Born to W. Cloris and Rhea Nelson Keysor of Salt Lake City, Utah on July 19, 1939. Survived by her husband Paul Bissell. A Celebration of Life will be held […]
FILLMORE, UT (KUTV) — Two earthquakes shook up parts of southwest Utah late Saturday night.
The U.S. Geological Survey sensed a 4.1-magnitude earthquake struck right before 9 p.m. about 20 miles away from Fillmore. Then, another 2.7-magnitude aftershock occurred in the same area later in the evening.
2News has not received any reports of damage as a result of these earthquakes.
Utah as a whole has been experiencing a hectic earthquake season so far this year. In late February, the area surrounding Bluffdale experienced at least 100 quakes over the course of eight days. Then in early March, a 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck near Moab on the Utah-Colorado border.
Earlier this year, Gov. Gary Herbert Utahns should "prepare" and not worry about these earthquakes during a news conference.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, earthquakes that are around 4-magnitude can be felt by most people where dishes, windows and doors could be disturbed, along with walls possibly making cracking sounds. The U.S. Geological Survey also stated that the sensation of a 4.0-magnitude earthquake is the equivalent of a heavy truck striking a building.