Today’s Earthquake Fact
The Wasatch Range, with its outstanding ski areas, runs North-South through Utah, and like all mountain ranges, was produced by a series of earthquakes. The 386 km (240-mile) long Wasatch Fault is made up of several segments, each capable of producing up to a M7.5 earthquake. During the past 6000 years, there has been a M6.5+ about once every 350 years.
Today in Earthquake History
September 21, 1993
M 6.0, Oregon – One of the largest historical earthquakes in Oregon. … Read More