5.7-Magnitude Earthquake on March 18, 2020

Utah Earthquake

Canyon View Elementary's second graders during the Great Utah ShakeOut...
Daniel Woodruff

How Utah students practiced earthquake safety during statewide emergency drill

School started as usual Thursday morning at Canyon View Elementary in Cottonwood Heights. But within a few minutes, it was obvious the day would be a little different. It was part of the Great Utah ShakeOut, a statewide event during which people in schools, offices, and homes practice for an earthquake.
2 days ago
(Derek Petersen, KSL TV)...
Karah Brackin

Thousands participate in annual ‘Great Utah ShakeOut’ earthquake drill

Thousands of Utahns took part in this year's Great Utah ShakeOut at work, school or home.
2 days ago
(file) Ring camera footage in home during earthquake...
Brianna Chavez

State officials urging Utahns to sign up for Great Utah ShakeOut

With several earthquakes making headlines, the Utah Division of Emergency Management is encouraging Utahns to be prepared. The Great Utah ShakeOut is taking place Thursday, April 18.
15 days ago
The rollover crash that caused a suspected robber's car to catch on fire on I-15....
Eliza Pace and Andrew Adams, KSL TV

Car fleeing from carjacking attempt rolls and bursts into flames on I-15

A car rolled and burst into flames on the ramp from 201 to Interstate 15 after fleeing from an attempted robbery, police said.
23 days ago
The University of Utah seismograph center keeping track of seismograph stations across Utah....
Lindsay Aerts

Utah is looking into getting an early warning system to help predict earthquakes

How much would it be worth to get notified of an earthquake 16 seconds before it happened? One lawmaker says 5 million dollars, but it's worth the cost.
3 months ago
An American Red Cross van in Utah....
Karah Brackin

Red Cross urges Utahns get prepared for natural disasters during National Preparedness Month

From ongoing devastation in Hawaii to keeping eyes on the pending storm in Florida, the American Red Cross is staying busy.
8 months ago
map with utah earthquake...
Mike Anderson

Wednesday temblor was aftershock from Magna 2020 earthquake

A small earthquake that registered 2.5 shook Magna and the surrounding area just before noon on Wednesday.
10 months ago
Firefighters shore up a structure...
Mike Anderson

Utah responders practice earthquake rescue in condemned Utah church

Earthquakes and building collapses can make for some of the most dangerous rescue scenarios firefighters have to face.
1 year ago
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Karah Brackin

South Salt Lake school participates in the Great Utah Shakeout

Every year, organizations, workplaces, schools and homes across the state participate in the Great Utah ShakeOut. Lincoln Elementary was one of the schools that participated Thursday.
1 year ago
60 earthquakes under Yellowstone Lake were recorded within 12 hours Wednesday. (KSL TV Earthquake T...
Brooke Williams

Over 60 earthquakes at Yellowstone Lake not sign of impending doom

60 earthquakes under Yellowstone Lake have been recorded between 11:18 p.m. Tuesday and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, with magnitudes ranging from -0.1 to 3.7.
1 year ago
Magna earthquake damage from 2020...
Logan Stefanich, KSL.com 

3 years after Magna earthquake, here’s how Utah’s preparing for an even bigger one

Nearly three years after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake centered in Magna that was felt widely across the Wasatch Front, an earthquake expert talks about how Utah needs to prepare for "The Big One".
1 year ago
A street in Benson Utah...
Mike Anderson

Cache Valley earthquakes are reminder about potential for Utah’s big one

The Cache Valley has seen more than a dozen earthquakes in just a few days. All of them centered around the west side of the county.
1 year ago
Onlookers stand on hardened lava from a Kilauea volcano fissure as lava erupts in Leilani Estates, ...
Rebekah Riess and Claire Colbert, CNN

Dozens of earthquakes detected as Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, world’s largest active volcano, remains in ‘state of heightened unrest’

Dozens of earthquakes detected as Hawaii's Mauna Loa, world's largest active volcano, remains in 'state of heightened unrest.
1 year ago
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Magnitude 2.5 micro earthquake felt across Salt Lake Valley

Seismologists said Friday's earthquake was another aftershock of the March 18, 2020, magnitude 5.7 quake.
2 years ago
Magna earthquake damage from 2020...
Dan Spindle, KSL TV

Thousands Participating In ‘Great Utah ShakeOut’

Utah will participate in the largest earthquake drill we've ever seen just over a year removed from the Magna earthquake.
3 years ago
Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

‘Earthquake Swarm’ Occurring South Of Milford

An area south of Milford is experiencing an "earthquake swarm," according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations. 
3 years ago
Morgan Wolfe, KSL TV

Utah Earthquake: Some Homes Still Damaged 1 Year Later

One Magna resident is looking back on the Utah earthquake that damaged his home - and his mental health.
3 years ago
Magna earthquake damage from 2020...
Jed Boal, KSL TV

What Seismologists Have Learned About The Wasatch Fault Since The Magna Earthquake

One year ago Thursday, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake with an epicenter enter near Magna shook many Utahns awake and it is still revealing new information about the Wasatch Fault.
3 years ago
Damage can be seen from the earthquake March 18, 2020 (Photo: Chopper 5)...
Felicia Martinez & Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

Magna Business Owner Looks Back 1 Year After Earthquake

Danny Colosimo was home on March 18, 2020, getting ready to go meat a supplier at his family business when the quake hit. He missed the destruction at the market by 15 minutes. 
3 years ago
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Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Black Rock Desert Volcanic Activity Grabs Attention Of Researchers

The smooth hills and fields of the Black Rock Desert near Fillmore became a place for scientists to monitor more closely following earthquakes in the area in 2018 and 2019.
3 years ago
FILE: The 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings Air Force’s first combat capable F-35A wing. (388...
Matthew Jacobson & Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Sonic Boom From HAFB Combat Training Shakes Wasatch Front

Shaking and a boom that rattles the Wasatch Front was likely the result of a sonic boom from HAFB aerial combat training.
4 years ago
A magnitude 2.3 earthquake rattled Magna and nearby areas Friday night. (USGS)...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Small Aftershock Shakes Magna Months After Magnitude 5.7 Quake

Another small aftershock shook Magna Friday night, and state officials said the smaller earthquakes can continue for months after March's magnitude 5.7 quake.
4 years ago
Matthew Jacobson, KSL TV

Magnitude 4.4 Quake Strikes Piute County

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled Piute County Saturday morning. 
4 years ago
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Two Small Earthquakes Near Snowville

The U.S. Geologic Survey said two earthquakes rumbled in an area about eight miles south of Snowville Tuesday morning.
4 years ago

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