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4.2 earthquake hits eastern Yellowstone National Park

May 11, 2022, 10:35 AM | Updated: 10:48 am
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A magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit eastern Yellowstone National Park Wednesday morning.

The earthquake occurred at 7:32 a.m., with the epicenter of the shock located about 13 miles north of the east entrance, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Stations.

Seismographers say a total of five earthquake of magnitude 3.0 or higher have occurred within 16 miles of the epicenter of Wednesday’s events since 1962.

“The largest of these events was a magnitude 4.2 on March 25, 2008, 20 mi NE of Fishing Bridge, WY,” stated the press release.

Anyone who felt the earthquake has been encouraged to fill out a survey form on the US Geological Survey website.

For the latest earthquakes recorded across the Wasatch Front, check out our earthquake tracker.

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4.2 earthquake hits eastern Yellowstone National Park