Small earthquake shakes southern Uintas

Anyone feel this small earthquake this morning in the southern Uinta Mountains?

According to the Univeristy of Utah seismic report on this event, “The Uinta Mountains and Wyoming Basin are stable parts of the North American tectonic plate that are relatively unaffected by geologically young crustal deformation; only minor, ambiguous evidence of possible young faulting is found in the area.” Find this and other information in their report HERE.

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A small earthquake shook the southern Uinta Mountains early Wednesday, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Station.

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New research promises speedy bridge repair after quake

kutv.com

(KUTV) Utah has been preparing for a major earthquake for years, with several buildings and bridges retrofitted to withstand a 6.0 quake.

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Utah, Arizona and Nevada meet in earthquake country

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Signs of earthquakes are everywhere in the chaotically beautiful geology of southwest Utah and the region where the mile-high Colorado Plateau falls off into the corrugated Basin-and-Range landscape that dominates neighboring Nevada.

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Earthquake country laid bare

thespectrum.com

Signs of earthquakes are everywhere in the chaotically beautiful geology of southwest Utah and the region where the mile-high Colorado Plateau falls off into the corrugated Basin-and-Range landscape that dominates neighboring Nevada.

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Earthquake report spurs retrofitting in Utah, Nevada

lasvegassun.com

A new report raising the likelihood of a destructive earthquake striking Salt Lake City in the next half century has underscored the urgency to retrofit more than 30,000 older brick homes and other unreinforced buildings at high risk of collapsing.

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Swarm of small earthquakes near Utah-Arizona border enters 4th week

ksl.com

A swarm of dozens of small earthquakes shaking a sparsely populated part of northwestern Arizona is entering its fourth week.

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Great Utah ShakeOut: Preparing for the unthinkable, but inevitable

Tomorrow is Utah’s Great ShakeOut Drill, are you going to participate? Simple drills can help you be prepared to act in the event of an actual earthquake.

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Nearly 1 million Utahns are signed up to participate in this year’s edition of the Great Utah ShakeOut, setting aside Thursday for events and education aimed at preparing for the inevitable Big One.

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The Really Big One

newyorker.com

When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in the room began to laugh. Earthquakes are common in Japan—that one was the third of the week—and the participants were, after all, at a seismology conference. Then everyone in the room checked the time.

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New earthquake study says Utah is ripe for devastation

Check out this highlight on our latest press release regarding the large earthquake probability on the Wasatch Front. Remember that the best way to prepare is to make a plan with your family, pets, and friends. Find earthquake preparedness resources at Be Ready Utah or on our website to help you get started!

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In light of scientists’ increasing certainty that a large earthquake will hit the Wasatch Front in the next 50 years, experts say it’s time the state quit downplaying its seismic risk.

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Find other articles below:

New report reveals ‘disconcerting’ earthquake risk along Wasatch Front

Chances of Big Quake Hitting Utah

Major earthquake ‘imminent,’ could result in thousands of deaths

Study shows big earthquake could hit Utah in the next 50 years

 

 

Dixie State to take part in Great Utah ShakeOut

Mark you calendars! Next week, join thousands of people on Thursday, April 21 to observe the Great Utah ShakeOut and practice an earthquake drill. Dixie State will take part in the event.

stgeorgeutah.com

Next week, hundreds of thousands of people will participate in the Great Utah ShakeOut, a statewide drill promoting emergency preparedness in the event of an earthquake.

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