StEER Report for March 18, M5.7 Utah Earthquake

March 20, 2020

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The Structural Extreme Events Reconnaissance (StEER) Network has issued an Event Briefing for the M5.7 Utah Earthquake that occurred on March 18, 2020. This Event Briefing is intended to: (1) to provide details of the 18 March Mw 5.7 Utah Earthquake, (2) to describe damage to buildings and transportation and industrial infrastructure, as well as disruption to the community in terms downtime and economic losses, and (3) to list key lessons learned, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Information provided herein was gathered from various websites, news channels, and USGS. As the product of entirely virtual reconnaissance, the Event Briefing is not based upon detailed field investigations by StEER. The briefing can be found at

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