Utah Earthquake 2020

Start Date

March 20, 2020

Overview

On Wednesday March 18th, 2020 a 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck Magna Utah, just west of Salt Lake City. NASA's Earth Applied Sciences Disasters Program is monitoring the situation to identify potential stakeholders and determine what NASA resources and capabilities, if any, may be available to support response and recovery for the event.

Estimated population in the region (data from 2015) within a radius of a) 15 kilometers and b) 30 kilometers of the March 18th, 2020 earthquake centered near Magna, Utah. Population estimates are based on the Population Estimation Service provided by the

Estimated population in the region (data from 2015) within a radius of a) 15 kilometers and b) 30 kilometers of the March 18th, 2020 earthquake centered near Magna, Utah. Population estimates are based on the Population Estimation Service provided by the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). Image credit: HazPop mobile app for iOS (also available for Android