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Hill Air Force Base response to magnitude 5.7 earthquake

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- In the aftermath of today's magnitude 5.7 earthquake, Hill Air Force Base civil engineers and emergency response personnel at the installation are evaluating buildings for structural damage following the earthquake felt across the Wasatch Front.

No injuries have been reported.

Currently, no major building damage has been reported and personnel are being accounted for.

Several buildings were evacuated as a precaution after reports of possible natural gas leaks. As those buildings are being cleared by the base fire department, people are returning to work.

The air traffic control tower is operational, and there has been no damage to the flight line, aircraft or other assets.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.