Unusual earthquakes highlight central Utah volcanoes

No sign of imminent eruption, researchers say, but quakes show activity in Black Rock Desert

Do debates change people’s minds?

The latest issue of University of Utah Magazine is hot off the presses. Check out the features, including investigating if debates change people’s minds, a COVID-19 timeline and how the U responded to an earthquake in the middle of a pandemic.

Breaking down the Magna earthquake

Let’s dig into the nuts and bolts of this earthquake.

Earthquake updates March 2020

The 5.7 quake happened this morning.

Earthquake felt along Wasatch Front

Widely felt earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred at 7:09 a.m. on March 18, 2020 (MDT), with an epicenter near Magna, Utah.

Contributing to nuclear security

To expand the International Monitoring System’s capabilities, monitors should seek out the data, methods and expertise of smaller regional seismic networks.

The quaking continues

Aftershocks of a 1959 earthquake rocked Yellowstone in 2017-18.

‘Drop, Cover and Hold on’

Brush up on what you need to know for the earthquake preparedness drill on Thursday, April 18, at 10:15 a.m., and for a 1 in 4 chance to win $25 on your UCard.

Shake down

Department of Public Safety wants everyone to practice earthquake preparedness on April 19 at 10:15 a.m. during the Great Utah ShakeOut.


A U student and songwriter spent last fall semester in Nepal after the earthquake, helping rebuild schools in remote villages and writing a song about the experience.