March 25, 2008
Earthquake Felt In Northwestern Wyoming
A magnitude 4.1, intensity III earthquake occurred 23 miles
south-southwest of Cooke City, Montana at 4:59 MST on March 25, 2008. The U.S.
Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado
reported this earthquake to the Wyoming State Geological Survey. The quake was
felt as intensity III in Yellowstone National Park, Cody, and Powell, Wyoming
and as intensity II in Thermopolis, Wyoming. No damage has been reported from
this event at this time.
The WSGS has generated seismological characterizations of all Wyoming counties (see Earthquake Database), which include analyses of historic seismicity as well as projections of possible future earthquakes. For more information, please contact Seth Wittke by phone at (307) 766-2286, ext. 244, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
from the Office of the Wyoming State Geologist
Ron Surdam, State Geologist