11 August, 2022

earthquake 5.7 shakes Utah

By Antonio Cabrera

Salt Lake City, Utah. An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 Wednesday jolted the city, approximately 7 in the morning, local time, according to reports from seismographic stations at the University of Utah.

The quake was felt along the Wasatch Mountains of north central area of ​​the State. Some people also reported feeling the temblor in Wyoming.

The epicenter was 3.1 Magna miles, located in the northeast of the Salt Lake Valley.

The mayor of the city, Jenny Wilson, He announced at a press conference hours until noon they had felt at the least 26 replicas.

This was the second earthquake occurred strongest in Utah since 1992, with a magnitude of 5.9. The first was in 1962 and he had a magnitude of 5.2.