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Utah Shaken by Recent Earthquakes

Utah Shaken by Recent Earthquakes

By Mandi Johansen

February 28, 2019

  In recent days, many people across the Wasatch front have been concerned after hearing about or being woken up by earthquakes. The University of Utah Seismograph Stations (UUSS) have recorded over 139 earthquakes near Bluffdale, Utah between the Feb. 13 and Feb. 25. The largest earthquake occurred on Feb. 15, at 5:0...

Foglesong: Democracies Better Suited to Handle Crises

Foglesong: Democracies Better Suited to Handle Crises

By Samuel Foglesong

October 27, 2017

On Sept. 19, the 8 million inhabitants of Mexico City awoke to violent shaking and the sound of destruction. A 7.1 magnitude earthquake ripped through the city and countryside, resulting in more than 300 deaths, countless injuries and irreparable damage to homes and infrastructure. For many Mexicans,...

Earthquakes Measured by U Seismologists in Idaho Have Utahns Worrying About the Prospects of “the Big One”

Earthquakes Measured by U Seismologists in Idaho Have Utahns Worrying About the Prospects of “the Big One”

By Steven Morgan

September 24, 2017

Soda Springs, Idaho has been shaking this month due to a 5.3 magnitude earthquake that set off what appears to be a chain reaction of smaller quakes. Though there was only minimal damage in the area, subsequent reverberations have been felt as far south as Ogden. Of these 25 or so aftershocks, 23 are...

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