SALT LAKE CITY — University of Utah seismographs recorded a 4.2 magnitude earthquake, some 400 miles away, at Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday morning.
The university reported that the earthquake happened at 07:32 a.m. on Wednesday, about 13 miles north of the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park.
A total of five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater have been recorded within 16 miles of this same area since 1962. The largest of these being a 4.2 on March 25, 2008, 20 miles northeast of Fishing Bridge, WY.
Anyone who felt the earthquake is encouraged to fill out a survey form on the US Geological Survey website: earthquake.usgs.gov.