EERI Salt Lake City M7 Earthquake Scenario

The Scenario for a Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake on the Wasatch Fault-Salt Lake City Segment: Hazards and Loss Estimates report provides information about the effects of the Wasatch fault scenario earthquake-in particular, how long it may take the state of Utah and its residents to fully recover and the potential long-term impacts on Utah's economy. The ultimate goal of this report is to catalyze public and private actions that will increase pre-disaster resiliency through earthquake preparedness-being prepared to WITHSTAND, to RESPOND, and to RECOVER.


To obtain a copy of the Scenario for a Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake on the Wasatch Fault-Salt Lake City Segment: Hazards and Loss Estimates:

Download a PDF copy.
Pick up a free copy from the Utah Division of Emergency Management (1110 State Office Building, Salt Lake City).

2016 UCEA Conference Presentation

More information on faults and earthquakes in Utah is available from the Utah Geological Survey and the University of Utah Seismograph Stations.

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