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Hill Air Force Base response to magnitude 5.7 earthquake

The sunset highlights hangar 1 Aug. 20, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

The sunset highlights the control tower and hangar 1 Aug. 20, 2019, at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. (U.S. Air Force file photo by R. Nial Bradshaw)

HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah -- At Hill Air Force Base, civil engineers and emergency response personnel at the installation are evaluating buildings for structural damage following a magnitude 5.7 centered in Magna, Utah, this morning.

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

Several buildings were evacuated as a precaution after reports of 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.