Earthquake Risk in the Salt Lake Valley

Christchurch, NZ, Wikimedia Commons

Christchurch, NZ, Wikimedia Commons

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science–July 11, 2013)  You wouldn’t know it from experience, but the Wasatch Front is one of the most seismically at risk areas in Utah and in the Intermountain West. Scientists are looking at thousands of years of earthquake history to learn more about the hazard we face. Kim Schuske has this story.

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