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The earthquake in Utah hit Utah’s Great Basin, a seismically active area that has been affected by a number of earthquakes in recent years.
This quake, which occurred at a depth of 7.5 miles (12 km), was so powerful that it caused some damage in the Great Basin.
It was the strongest earthquake to strike Utah in decades.
The USGS reported that it was the biggest earthquake to hit the US in more than 30 years.
The Utah Geological Survey said the magnitude was 8.4 on the Richter scale, meaning it was strong enough to be felt from many miles away.
It took place on September 20.
A total of 1,800 people were injured in the earthquake, according to the Utah Geological Society.
More: What you need to know in the US and the world on September 26, 2020 The US Geological Survey recorded more than 11,000 deaths from earthquakes in the last three decades.
According to the USGS, Utah was hit the hardest in the Utah earthquake, with the most fatalities.