Small earthquake shakes Randolph Friday morning

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A small earthquake struck near Randolph in northern Utah a day after two other quakes were felt in the Salt Lake valley.The University of Utah Seismograph Stations says the magnitude 3 quake occurred at 5:06 a.m. Friday about six miles northeast of Randolph.Seismologist Relu Burlacu says the quakes of the past two days are unrelated.Burlacu says the Randolph quake is more likely an aftershock for a 4.9 quake that shook rural Randolph on April 15.Friday’s quake was barely notified. Thursday’s quakes were felt by some people in the Salt Lake valley even thought they registered with less force, a magnitude 2.7 followed 30 seconds later by a smaller jolt.

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