Earthquake rattles Salt Lake City, Utah

By: AFP      Published: 06:58 PM, 18 Mar, 2020
Earthquake rattles Salt Lake City, Utah

A shallow 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Salt Lake City Wednesday, shaking residents in the western US state, the US Geological Survey reported.

The USGS said the quake hit at 1309 GMT 2,5 miles (four kilometers) north of Magna, a township in Salt Lake County, at a depth of six miles (10 kilometers).

The quake was felt throughout the area, a map on the monitoring agency website showed, although there were no immediate reports of serious damage.