This was the state's largest earthquake since 1992, according to … March 6, 1949 – Salt Lake City, UT – M 5.0.
(photo courtesy Utah Division of State History)The Jackson Apartments in the western part of downtown Salt Lake City sustained a dangerous chimney collapse in Wednesday's magnitidue 5.7 earthquake. Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and … Floors and stairs made creaking sounds. With trembles strong enough to shake “the dignity out of all judicial procedures,” [i] at Salt Lake City’s courts, the 6.6 magnitude earthquake rattled homes, businesses, and nerves from Boise, Idaho to Richfield, Utah and Rock Springs, Wyoming to Elko, Nevada. According to a new forecast from the Working Group on Utah Earthquake Probabilities, there is a 43 percent probability that the Wasatch Front will experience a large earthquake — magnitude 6.75 or greater — in the next 50 years.
Salt Lake City, Utah, experienced a magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 11:50 p.m. on Sunday, March 6, 1949. List of recent and latest earthquakes recorded in and close to this area today and now.
A USGS map indicating the seismic activity around Salt Lake City on the morning of March 18th, 2020. Credit: USGS. Some felt reports were received from south Davis County, Utah, but most were isolated to the Salt Lake County.
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck just outside Salt Lake City, Utah, early Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. SALT LAKE CITY — Last week’s earthquake may have jolted nearly 3 million Utahns out of their dismissiveness when it comes to the Wasatch Fault being overdue for the big 7.0 magnitude shaker, so experts are seizing on the opportunity to stress the need to prepare — and prepare some more. On March 18, 2020, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. 7 magnitude earthquake that shook much of the Wasatch Front on Wednesday was the largest earthquake to hit Utah in 28 years. The USGS has updated the aftershock forecast.Over the next week there is a less than 1 percent chance of one or more aftershocks that are larger than magnitude 5.7. Video footage from the Salt Lake City, Utah 5.7 Earthquake this morning. By Christopher W. Merritt, Ph.D., State Historic Preservation Officer. "We are receiving earthquake reports from Logan to … The quake was centered near Magna, Utah, about 10 miles west of Salt Lake City, at a depth of about 6 miles, according to the USGS.
We list magnitude, date, epicentral localization, maps, wave forms, the largest, tsunami hazards and last earthquakes in this state/area, Salt Lake City. By Riley Black. In Salt Lake County, buildings swayed. A 5. At about 7:09 a.m. today, before many Utahns were out of bed, a 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Magna, Salt Lake City, and the surrounding area. Videos of the airport and live footage with peoples reactions. Seismic instruments indicate the earthquake originated at a depth of 6.6 miles (10.6 km).