5.7 earthquake reported near Salt Lake

Posted at 7:47 AM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 09:47:16-04

MAGNA, Utah — What officials report as a magnitude 5.7 earthquake rocked the Salt Lake City area shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit northeast of Magna, south of the Great Salt Lake.

Preliminary reports say two aftershocks were also felt: the first measuring at a 3.7 magnitude was reported about 7:15 a.m., followed by a second at a 3.5 magnitude.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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