- Associated Press - Sunday, April 20, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A small earthquake has struck near Salt Lake City and officials say it was widely felt but there were no immediate reports of any damage.

The University of Utah says the magnitude 3.2 quake struck at 9:22 p.m. MDT Saturday and was centered near Tooele, about 15 miles southwest of Salt Lake City.

University of Utah Seismograph Stations manager Relu Burlacu says the temblor was widely felt in the Tooele, Rush, and Salt Lake valleys.

Tooele County Sheriff’s dispatcher Randi Gamble says they felt it at the dispatch center and had several callers also said they felt it, but there were no reports of damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey website contains more than 1,300 responses from people saying they felt the earthquake.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide