5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Our Neighbors in Salt Lake City
You may want to reach out if you have family and/or friends in the Salt Lake City area. A 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit this morning just after 7 o'clock. Here's what we know so far.
The quake hit northeast of Magna, which is about 26 miles west of Salt Lake City. Magna is a populated area, and all we know so far is that about 50,000 people are without power. Any specific damages and/or possible injuries have not been released yet.
Aftershocks have been hitting the area about every 10 minutes the first one coming in at a 3.7 magnitude at about 7:15 and a third aftershock at a magnitude of 3.5 about ten minutes later.
According to an article on KSL.com the Utah Division of Emergency Management has said that the quake could be felt all over the Wasatch Front.
We'll keep you updated as this story develops. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Salt Lake City. What a crazy time we are living in right now.