Several school buildings were closed across Northern Utah, causing major disruptions for students trying to pick up meals and school materials, after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Wasatch Front.
Social distancing and the “soft closure” of Utah schools may have saved the lives of elementary students in Herriman after large bricks fell from the building onto the school entrance.
Seismologists called the Wasatch Front’s 5.7-magnitude earthquake “moderate-sized,” but a large quake for Utah. Fortunately, they were not expecting “the big one,” or anything in the order of a 7.0 magnitude earthquake in the aftermath.
Hours after the Wasatch Front was rocked by a 5.7 magnitude earthquake, a 4.6 aftershock rattled the Salt Lake Valley.
Magna Mayor pro-tempore Trish Hull declared a state of emergency following Wednesday's earthquake.
The Utah Division of Emergency Management wants to dispel a few myths that began circulating after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in northern Utah.
The Salt Lake International Airport was not operational and closed for several hours after damages caused by a 5.7-magnitude earthquake.
Rocky Mountain Power on Wednesday responded to multiple calls of power outages following a 5.7-magnitude earthquake with an epicenter near Magna.
The Angel Moroni atop the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sustained damaged during an earthquake that rocked the Wasatch Front.
Preliminary reports from the University of Utah seismograph stations indicate a 5.7-magnitude earthquake along the Wasatch Front, with its epicenter in Magna.
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