EARTHQUAKES

2.5 earthquake reported in Magna

Jun 21, 2023, 12:28 PM | Updated: 1:57 pm

a man points at a seismometer which is used to measure earthquake like the one in magna...

Dr. Keith Koper, director of University of Utah Seismograph Stations, shows an earthquake pattern from a seismometer in Salt Lake City on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (Mengshin Lin/Deseret News)

(Mengshin Lin/Deseret News)

MAGNA, Utah — Seismologists say there was a 2.5 earthquake in Magna just before noon on Wednesday

KSL NewsRadio has gotten a couple of texts from people in the area saying they felt some shaking.

Did you feel the Magna earthquake?

The U.S. Geological Survey website lets people submit their own reports on how much they felt the earthquake. Using that information, the USGS created a map showing where the earthquake was felt and how intense it was.

a map of utah tracking how much people felt the magna earthquake is pictured

At the time of publication, the responses showed that the earthquake was weakly or lightly felt by those in the area.

Let us know if you felt the earthquake by commenting on the post below!

 

You can also submit your report on the USGS website.

An echo of the 2020 earthquake

Wednesday’s earthquake comes three years after a 5.7 magnitude earthquake in Magna rocked northern Utah.

That earthquake caused millions of dollars in damages in Salt Lake County.

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2.5 earthquake reported in Magna