5.3-magnitude earthquake reported east of Soda Springs, Idaho; tremor felt in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY — Several Utahns reported feeling a shake Saturday night, and the US Geological Survey confirms a 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck east of Soda Springs, Idaho just before 6 p.m.
Later Saturday, the USGS reported seven aftershocks in the area with magnitudes ranging from 3.1 to 4.1.
The USGS also later added a listing for a 4.3 magnitude earthquake in the area, which they said hit just about 2 minutes before the 5.3-magnitude quake.
The 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck about 17 miles east of Soda Springs, Idaho, which is in Caribou County.
A Dispatcher at the Caribou County Sheriff’s Office says they received many calls about the earthquake, but they have not received any reports of injury or damage as of about 6:30 p.m.
Fox 13 News received several calls and messages from Utahns around the Wasatch Front who felt the shaking just before 6 p.m., but none of the calls from Utahns reported damage or injury.
This is a developing story, check back for updates.