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Great Utah ShakeOut Reaches 1 Million Participants

Posted on: August 5th, 2016

By Joe Dougherty We’ve been waiting for this for a long time. Since 2011, I’ve been dreaming of the day we could declare that 1 million people had participated in our annual earthquake drill. We’ve gotten so close, and now that day is here. A record-breaking 1,004,593 Utahns participated this year!¬†Gov. Gary Herbert challenged Utah […]

Damaging earthquake probability in Utah is roughly 50 percent over the next 50 years

Posted on: April 18th, 2016

Today, the Utah Geological Survey and U.S. Geological Survey released a report (also posted to our Earthquake Program page) that says Utah has roughly a 50 percent chance of having a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years. The multiyear study of earthquake probabilities shows that for all faults in the Wasatch Front region, Utah […]