Utah rocked by powerful 5.7 magnitude earthquake

The natural disaster struck just outside Salt Lake City, damaging homes and businesses and causing the state’s coronavirus hotline to go down.
1:37 | 03/19/20

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You see that video there earlier today Utah was rocked by a powerful five point seven magnitude quake it struck just outside of Salt Lake City damaging buildings at a time of crisis. Even causing the State's corona virus hotline to go down our Clayton send L files this report. The tremors rattling families and their pets striking just after 7 AM. Captured on living room cameras and baby monitors won't go to my best friend rumbling. And the ground shaking. Multiple homes and businesses around the Salt Lake City area were damaged power cut to tens of thousands including TV stations we're safe. We're trying to get as much information out here is possible the airport shut down passengers evacuating past broken water lines flooding the terminal that trumpet on Angel tomorrow night has fallen off even the Mormon temple downtown slightly damaged nerves already on edge stakes to Carl rotavirus rattled again. Yeah. The quake took down Utah's corona virus hotline. Meal delivery for kids out of school was canceled. And Lindsay this was Utah's biggest earthquake since 1992. There's already been. Dozens of aftershocks and officials warned that there could be well over a hundred before all of this is over the good news is that nobody was hurt and the airport. Is up and running but they are still checking for Dick makes their primary tower is out of commission right now they're bringing in a mobile tower where air traffic controllers can work. To make sure that the airport keeps running smoothly even though clearly a lot of people are not flying right now during the corona virus crisis but. For the most part things are getting back to normal in you talk.

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