The 5.7 magnitude earthquake sent shockwaves throughout the Wasatch Front, but in Magna, located near the epicenter, the largest temblor in Utah in 28 years has led to a state of emergency declaration.

Residents the town on the west edge of Salt Lake County woke up to the most intense rattling — many residents reporting household pictures and other items falling off walls and shelves — and widespread damage on Main Street, with some older buildings severely damaged, and some home evacuations.