5.7-Magnitude Earthquake on March 18, 2020

Utah Earthquake

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake was reported about 80 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday. (US G...
Andrew Adams & Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake Reported Near Boise; 4.6 Aftershock Felt

A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck central Idaho Tuesday evening. A magnitude 4.6 aftershock was reported about 30 minutes later.
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Aftershocks on March 26, 2020....
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3.3 And 3.0 Aftershocks Rattle Valley A Week After Earthquake

Two aftershocks that measured at magnitude 3.0 and higher rattled the Salt Lake Valley Thursday morning, more than a week after a 5.7 quake rocked the Wasatch Front. 
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A 5.7-magnitude earthquake with an epicenter near Magna rocked the Wasatch Front on March 18, 2020....
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435 Aftershocks Rattle Magna Since 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake

New data shows there have been more than 435 aftershocks in Magna since the 5.7-magnitude earthquake that shook much of Northern Utah.
2 years ago
Lacey and Ryan Kiger had their first child, Adeline, during the COVID-19 pandemic and right before ...
Felicia Martinez, KSL TV

Utah Military Couple Welcomes First Baby Amid Pandemic, Earthquake

As if bringing life into the world as new parents isn’t scary enough, a pandemic and earthquake are just a few more obstacles to add to the mix.
2 years ago
A M3.94 aftershock was reported Sunday at 7:17 p.m....
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Magnitude 3.94 Aftershock Latest To Rock Wasatch Front

A magnitude 3.94 aftershock was reported with an epicenter about five miles north of Magna, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
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Garna Mejia, KSL TV

Earthquake Damage Assessments Underway, 3.4 Aftershock Hits Magna Area

Community members were still bracing themselves for aftershocks from a magnitude 5.7 earthquake as they began to assess the damage and start rebuilding their business and lives.
2 years ago
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake with an epicenter near Magna rocked the Wasatch Front on March 18, 2020....
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Gov. Herbert Declares State Of Emergency After 5.7 Earthquake

Governor Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency to help Utah communities recover from Wednesday's 5.7-magnitude earthquake.
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Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Family Says Roy Teen’s Actions During Quake Set Good Example For All

A mom is praising her 14-year-old son's actions during the quake, which was all caught on the family's surveillance camera.
2 years ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Schools Use Buses To Bring Meals To Children While Classes Are Canceled

Many schools resumed their pick-up lunches for students a day after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit the Wasatch Front, using school buses to deliver to as many students as possible. 
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Dan Rascon, KSL TV

Property Owners Offer Free Rent For West Valley Mobile Home Residents

The property owners of a mobile home park in Salt Lake County that was severely damaged by a 5.7-magnitude earthquake said they will be offering residents free rent for the month of April.
2 years ago
The Angel Moroni's fallen trumpet sits at the base of a temple spire after being knocked loose duri...
Garna Mejia, KSL TV

Fallen Angel Moroni Trumpet Recovered From Salt Lake Temple Spire

Inspectors went out for a closer look at the historic buildings of Temple Square,  including the Angel Moroni statue, which lost its trumpet during the earthquake.
2 years ago
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Felicia Martinez, KSL TV

West Valley Residents, Businesses Begin Clean-Up Following Earthquake

The clean-up work began for many residents and businesses that were severely impacted by Wednesday’s earthquake that rattled the Wasatch Front.
2 years ago
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Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Local Antique Store Faces $200,000 In Damage Following Earthquake

A local antique store owner said he doesn't know to recover after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake rattled the Wasatch Front, causing nearly $200,000 in damage to his business. 
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Matt Gephardt, KSL TV

Gephardt: How To Assess Earthquake Damage In Your Home

Many residents across the Wasatch Front suffered damages to their homes after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the northern part of the state. The incident left many homeowners wondering, "How do I know if my home is still structurally sound and safe to sleep in tonight?" 
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Dan Rascon, KSL TV

Dozens Of West Valley Mobile Homes Destroyed, Severely Damaged By Earthquake

A terrifying morning for dozens of residents at a Salt Lake County mobile home park after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the Wasatch Front, destroying or severely damaging 48 homes in the park. 
2 years ago
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Garna Mejia, KSL TV

Several ‘Older’ Downtown Buildings Suffer Earthquake Damage

Several buildings sustained damages in downtown Salt Lake City. KSL spoke with officials and business owners about their next steps.
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Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Kennecott Refinery Evacuated After Chemical Spill

A refinery near the Kennecott mine was evacuated and shut down after a 5.7-magnitude earthquake rocked the Wasatch Front, causing a chemical spill in a warehouse building. The leak has since been contained.
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Tania Dean, KSL TV

School Buildings Closed Following 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake

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.
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Earthquake Damages Silver Crest Elementary In Herriman

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.
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Jed Boal, KSL TV

‘Small’ Probability Of Large Aftershock After Utah Earthquake

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.
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Matthew Jacobson

4.6 Aftershock Rattles Salt Lake Valley, Largest Since Morning Earthquake

Hours after the Wasatch Front was rocked by a 5.7 magnitude earthquake, a 4.6 aftershock rattled the Salt Lake Valley. 
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Magna Declares State Of Emergency After Earthquake

Magna Mayor pro-tempore Trish Hull declared a state of emergency following Wednesday's earthquake.
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Damage can be seen from the earthquake March 18, 2020 (Photo: Chopper 5)...
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Dispelling Myths Circulating After Utah 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.
2 years ago
The Salt Lake International Airport sits empty after earthquake damage forced an evacuation on Marc...
Jared Turner, KSL TV

Salt Lake Airport Evacuated After Suffering Minor Earthquake Damage

The Salt Lake International Airport was not operational and closed for several hours after damages caused by a 5.7-magnitude earthquake.
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