In the past few days, there have been a few earthquakes just west of Lehi. As this page shows, we’ve had three small earthquakes (2.5-2.8) in the past three days. Events such as these provide us a great reminder of the need to be prepared. If the earthquake were much larger, would you know what to do? What immediate action should you take?
The following is some information which may prove useful for your review, in preparing for a future earthquake that affects us at a substantial level.
First, as a summary of the situation here in Utah living along the Wasatch Fault, this 10 minute video by the Utah Geological Survey is a great starting point.
One question you might have is whether this succession of small earthquakes is indicative of a larger one in the near future. Here’s one answer on that:
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