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5.7 MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS SLC

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City Wednesday morning, knocking out power to tens of thousands and prompting the governor to urge people to stay away from the capital’s downtown.

The quake was centered about 10 miles west of Salt Lake City and very near the city of Magna, starting at 7:09 a.m. MT, the US Geological Survey said.

The quake comes as Utah residents, like people across the world, are adjusting to changes brought by the coronavirus pandemic, including canceling schools and limiting mass gatherings.

 

 

 

Here are some tips and procedures during earthquakes and power outages:

https://www.ready.gov/earthquakes

https://www.rockymountainpower.net/outages-safety.html

https://www.utah.gov/beready/family/earthquake.html


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