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SLC airport in Utah shut down March 18 due to earthquake

Discussion in 'United States' started by MarzNC, Mar 19, 2020.

  1. MarzNC

    MarzNC One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Perhaps less of an issue from a ski trip standpoint given that all the Utah ski resorts are closed due to COVID-19, but the SLC airport was closed this morning due to an earthquake. Apparently not unprecedented, but certainly not what people in SLC need right now. Means there are people without power close to the epicenter.

    March 18, 2020, SLC Tribune
    A magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Utah. Here is the latest.
    https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/03/18/earthquake-hits-utahs/
     
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    God's wrath. Must be!
     
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    currawong Old but not so Crusty Ski Pass: Gold

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    if not for covid this thread would have 20 pages by now
     
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    snowgum One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    cue the fires and pestilence next...!
     
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    Seth Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    How will the seagulls save them now?
     
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    oreo One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    felt the short but sharp shaking of the initial quake and a couple of aftershocks in Park City but much reduced on what salt lake has been having. Nothing too damaged in SLC.
     
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    MarzNC One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Apparently a water main broke in one of the airport terminals, so that was a reason for shutting down the airport for a short while.
     
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    MarzNC One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Ozgirl Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    And there was an earthquake in Croatia too!