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2.7 magnitude aftershock hits near Magna early Saturday morning

Posted at 6:49 AM, Apr 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-04 09:28:44-04

MAGNA, Utah — The University of Utah Seismograph Stations recorded a 2.7 magnitude aftershock near Magna just before 3:00 Saturday morning.

There have been hundreds of aftershocks following the 5.7 magnitude earthquake that hit the same area on March 18.

Experts say aftershocks are a common occurrence for days or even weeks following a major earthquake.

While multiple people reportedly felt the aftershock, there have been no damages or injuries reported as a result of it.