3-day statewide earthquake response drill begins

Posted at 11:35 PM, Nov 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-11-04 01:35:37-05

Monday was the first day of a three-day statewide earthquake response drill.

Monday's drill simulated a response to a 6.0 magnitude quake followed by a 7.0 magnitude aftershock.

To put things in perspective, the massive San Francisco quake in 1989 measured a magnatude of 6.9 resulting in 63 deaths, thousands of injuries and an estimated $6-8 billion in damages. Its likely Utah would experience much of the same.

FOX 13's Dave Nemeth has the story.