Earthquakes

FILE: Fred Moesinger, owner of BTG Wine Bar and Caffe Molise in Salt Lake City, and Dave Smith, a m...
Adam Small

State lawmaker requests funds to bring early earthquake warning system to Utah

Rep. Doug Owens wants $5 million initially, and $1 million yearly, to get an early earthquake warning system up and running in Utah.
29 days ago
damage from utah earthquake in 2020...
Britt Johnson

Wasatch Front has high chance for a damaging earthquake in the next century

In Utah, specifically along the Wasatch Front, there's a 50% to 75% chance of experiencing a damaging earthquake within the next 100 years.
1 month ago
A fissure stretches across a road in the town of Grindavik, Iceland....
Mariah Maynes

Iceland earthquakes, volcanic activity explained by a seismologist

A University of Utah professor joined Dave & Dujanovic to shed some light on the situation in Iceland.
4 months ago
a man points at a seismometer which is used to measure earthquake like the one in magna...
Adam Small

Experts pitch early earthquake detection systems for Utah

Members of the Utah Geological Survey and other organizations want to bring an earthquake detection system to the Beehive State.
5 months ago
caution tape in front of main street after earthquake,...
Curt Gresseth

Do you know where to shelter when an earthquake hits?

If an earthquake hit your neighborhood tomorrow, would you know where to go to find safety? A safety expert shares potentially life-saving advice.
6 months ago
Residents flee their homes after an earthquake in Moulay Brahim village, near the epicenter of the ...
Mark Jones

Comparing the Morocco earthquake to the 2020 Utah quake

A University of Utah expert said there is a large difference between the recent Morocco earthquake and Utah's March 2020 temblor.
6 months ago
utah national guard members perform a rescue exercise...
Brianna Chavez

Utah National Guard in Morocco for training exercise, ‘ready’ to assist Moroccan allies

Utah National Guards are in Morocco and ready "to respond if needed" after a deadly earthquake that took place late Friday, according to ranking officials.
6 months ago
Gov. Spencer Cox stand with the Utah National Guard. Sep. 9, 2023 (Gov. Spencer Cox)...
Clayre Scott

Utah National Guard members leave for Morocco for disaster exercise in the aftermath of deadly earthquake

Gov. Spencer Cox announced members of the Utah National Guard will leave Saturday to assist Morocco after a devastating earthquake killed over a 1,000 people.
6 months ago
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — A rare, monstrous earthquake struck Morocco, sending people racing fr...
SAM METZ and MOSA'AB ElSHAMY Associated Press

Powerful quake in Morocco kills more than 1,000 people and damages historic buildings in Marrakech

At least 1,037 people died, and another 1,204 people were injured. The famous 12th century Koutoubia Mosque also suffered some damage.
6 months ago
learning about fault lines...
Mark Jones

3.7 earthquake reported near Huntsville area, no injuries reported

An earthquake, measuring at 3.7 on the Richter scale, was felt Wednesday night in northern Utah. The epicenter was 10 miles northeast of Huntsville.
6 months ago
a man points at a seismometer which is used to measure earthquake like the one in magna...
Kate Davis

2.5 earthquake reported in Magna

Seismologists in Utah are reporting that a 2.5 magnitude earthquake hit Magna just before 12 p.m. Wednesday.
8 months ago
learning about fault lines...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Utah Geological Survey learning more on connection between Wasatch and West Valley fault lines

Scientists with the Utah Geological Survey are learning just how connected the Wasatch Fault line is to the West Valley fault line.
10 months ago
The annual Great Utah Shake Out will is today, Thursday, April 20. Will you participate? It's a sta...
Simone Seikaly

The Great Utah Shake Out is today, are you ready?

During The Great Utah Shake Out, cities will test emergency equipment and residents are asked to "drop, take cover, and hold on."
11 months ago
Emergency prep is important for preparing for the unexpected...
Carlos Artiles Fortun

Emergency prep: Preparing for the unexpected and learning to prep

Utah Morning News hosts, Tim Hughes and Amanda Dickson spoke with several experts about what we need to know to prepare. 
11 months ago
People react after an earthquake in Antakya in Hatay province, Turkey, Feb. 20, 2023.  REUTERS/Clod...
Jonny Hallam, Yusuf Gezer, Isil Sariyuce, Eyad Kourdi and Jomana Karadsheh, CNN

Magnitude 6.3 aftershock strikes southern Turkey, killing 3 and injuring hundreds

A magnitude 6.3 aftershock struck southern Turkey two weeks after a massive earthquake killed tens of thousands of people.
1 year ago
Earthquake victims injured in Kahramanmaras arrive at Ataturk Airport by military cargo plane for f...
Talia Kayali, Aliza Kassim Khalidi, Rhea Mogul, Sana Noor Haq

Turkey rescuers say voices are still being heard under the rubble

Eight days after the tremor and its violent aftershocks, more than 41,200 people have been confirmed dead across Turkey and Syria.
1 year ago
HATAY, TURKIYE - FEBRUARY 12: Personnel conduct search and rescue operations in debris of the build...
Amarachi Orie, Isil Sariyuce, Eyad Kourdi and Chris Liakos, CNN

Death toll climbs to 33,000 people in Turkey-Syria earthquake

More than 33,000 people have died across Turkey and Syria since a devastating earthquake struck on Monday, as hopes of rescuing more survivors dwindle amid freezing conditions.
1 year ago
Many contributing factors making the earthquakes so devastating to Turkey and Syria. ...
Aubri Wuthrich

Utah expert explains connection between Ukraine and Turkey quake

The devistating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria will likely be soon forgotten as the focus of the world shifts back to the war in Ukraine.
1 year ago
a man points at a seismometer which is used to measure earthquake like the one in magna...
Heather Kelly and Samantha Herrera

Earthquake safety in the winter looks different, expert says

There's a chance that Utah will be hit by a high-magnitude earthquake in the next 50 years. How can we plan for earthquake safety all-year round?
1 year ago
people are pictured searching for others in the rubble following the earthquake in turkey and syria...
Britt Johnson

US on standby to aid Turkey and Syria after earthquake

The earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria has killed thousands. Efforts to rescue survivors continue, along with possible aid from the U.S.
1 year ago
Utah disaster funding earthquake study...
Simone Seikaly

What Utah can expect from federal funding after a disaster like Ian

What can those in Utah expect from federal disaster funding when a natural disaster on par with Hurricane Ian hits home?
1 year ago
Another earthquake hit Utah, following two yesterday, around 2:58 p.m. It was located 2.8 miles nor...
Waverly Golden

Another earthquake hits Utah, near Magna

Another earthquake hit Utah, following two that shook the Beehive State on Monday.
1 year ago
cash disaster emergency...
Rikki Meece

Cash is king after a natural disaster or similar emergency, so have some!

Learn about how much cash money you should have in an emergency (in what increments) and some cool, even surprising ways, to save it.
2 years ago
Food storage is an essential part of emergency planning....
Kira Hoffelmeyer

How to prepare for an emergency when you’re not really into it

You don't have to be worried about a zombie apocalypse to prepare for an emergency. It's as simple as gathering items from around your house.
2 years ago