M6.5 quake shakes central Idaho

jdoughertyGeology, Recent earthquakes

Should Utah be concerned? Not about this one. But we should still be prepared in general. Utahns are reporting shaking as far south as Salt Lake County. And reports continue to roll in from around northern Utah. Utah is not expected to have any damage from shaking from this quake. The University of Utah Seismograph stations tweeted that they expect … Read More

Living With Earthquakes in Utah

Mackenzie CopeResources

Check out these publications, articles, maps, and other resources compiled by the Utah Geological Survey about living with earthquakes in Utah. Utah Quaternary Fault & Fold Database Fact Sheet on the Wasatch Front Earthquake Forecast What is an Earthquake Early Warning System, and Does Utah Have One? Utah Earthquakes (1850 to 2016) and Quaternary Faults Map Large Earthquakes on the … Read More

Can We Have a Talk About Earthquake Anxiety?

Mackenzie CopeOriginal Posts, Resources

From the Utah Division of Emergency Management: With a magnitude 3.9 aftershock today in Magna, we began getting a lot of questions on Twitter about what it all means. But a deeper question led us to write the following: Can we have a talk about earthquake anxiety? This is dedicated to all of our friends, old and new, who have … Read More

UGS Resources on the Magna 5.7 Earthquake

Mackenzie CopeGeology

View the Utah Geological Survey’s database of geologic information from the March 18, 2020 earthquake, compiled the day of the earthquake and the days following. UGS Resources