4.2 earthquake hits eastern Yellowstone National Park
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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