M 5.7 Earthquake near Salt Lake City, Utah

 In Event News

Utah’s Salt Lake City area was shaken by a M 5.7 earthquake on Wednesday morning, at 7:09 a.m. local time. (Read the USGS press release.) The quake was centered about 15 miles west of Salt Lake City, near the city of Magna. and was recorded as the state’s most powerful earthquake since 1992. As a result, thousands were impacted by the power outages and inbound flights to Salt Lake International Airport were diverted.

Assessing the impact

EigenPrism users can access the following quick link to immediately overlay the event footprint on their exposure:

An impact summary report has been created and shared with all users. The report contains the above quick link, formatted into a report that is easy to share with clients and colleagues. Generate the impact report (or just search for “SAMPLE Magna” on the home page), then select Manage > Copy and choose the workspace which has the exposure you wish to use. See instructions here.

EigenAlerts provide automated notifications via email and text message with key metrics to estimate impact:

  • Customized and mobile enabled
  • Updated as forecasts and advisories change

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