5.7-Magnitude Quake in Utah Felt by Millions of People

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City and its suburbs early Wednesday, sending spooked residents fleeing their homes, knocking out power and bringing the city's light rail system to a halt.

  • Published 18 March 2020

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City and its suburbs early Wednesday, sending spooked residents fleeing their homes, knocking out power and bringing the city’s light rail system to a halt. The epicenter was just southwest of Salt Lake City and an estimated 2.8 million in the state probably felt the quake, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. There were no initial reports of major damage to buildings or injuries, said… Read at AP News