Utah just experienced its largest earthquake in 28 years
March 18, 2020 8:37AM CDT
The Salt Lake City, Utah area experienced a series of earthquakes on Wednesday morning, ranging in magnitude from 3.5 to 5.7.
The largest quake occurred 10 kilometers below Magna, Utah shortly after 7 AM mountain time.
That earthquake was the state’s largest since 1992, according to the Utah Emergency Management Agency.
Rocky Mountain Power reports approximately 32,000 are without electricity in the Salt Lake Valley Area.
Here’s the shaking intensity map for this earthquake. As you can see, the stronger shaking is felt around the magna area and less intense shaking radiates outward.#Utquake pic.twitter.com/ifLrgdWrzG
— Utah Emergency Mgmt (@UtahEmergency) March 18, 2020