Wyoming earthquakes list

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The list below shows the Wyoming earthquakes

Label info : M = magnitude, D = depth (km), Time = UTC – Wyoming = UTC –7

SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Thermopolis, Wyoming Nov 03 23:11 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Lovell - Was seated quietly on a bed on the second story... Was also felt by other family on the first story. The house seemed to \'sway\' in response to movement from underneath, and, since we\'ve no prior experience with earthquakes, it was somewhat shocking when it felt inherently different from the common experience of a heavy vehicle passing in front of the house.
  • Ten Sleep - Light shaking
  • Worland Wyoming - I was sitting in a 26\' travel trailer. The trailer began to rock and sway, I thought it was the wind at first. I checked outside and the wind was not blowing. The swaying lasted 15-20 seconds.
  • Greybull - Thought the wind was blowing or heavy truck going by. Heard funny noise in the ceiling.
  • Greybull - It was only for maybe 2 seconds and at first I wasn\'t sure what I was feeling but my house shook. I looked at a lamp that I have and it was shaking and all of my animals freaked out.
  • Greybull Wyoming - Light shaking
  • Ten Sleep - I thought one of the kids was kicking my desk rather hard. Lasted 10-15 seconds
  • Ten Sleep - Thought snow was sliding off the roof, then whole house shook 5-10 seconds. Confused the hell out of me and the dog...
  • worland - Light shaking
  • Shell - Two neighbors a few yards over the fence felt it and called us. We live at the base of the Big Horn Mts.We personally did not feel it.
  • Cody, Wyoming - I was sitting on the sofa and felt light vibrations. Little less than the clothes washer spinning out in the basement, I was on the ground level.
  • Ten Sleep - My dog started barking before the shaking and rumbling. Lasted about 5-10 seconds. Loud like thunder.
  • ten sleep - Siting on the bed watching a movie and all of a sudden shaking it was so scary
  • Thermopolis - Was a \'thud\' for a very short time. Thought the dog had caused it. My husband said whole house shook. Damage unknown at this time. Watching the basement. Live on the point of a hill over the highway & river.
  • greybull - Sitting at office desk. Felt my feet vibrate on the floor. THe house shuddered. Sounded like someone was pounding on the front door. Lasted for about 5 seconds.
  • Ten sleep - Everything started rattling on microwave, house tremors...brief 5 secondd
  • Thermopolis, Wyoming - It was a strong bump more than it could be described as \"shaking.\" Felt like our big dog had bumped (hit) the back of couch where we were sitting. Heard a medium loud sound, like a thud. Felt like it was in the basement. We have no earthquake experience but figured it out since the dog was quietly sleeping when the thud and bump occurred. (this occurred Nov. 3, 2017)
  • Thermopolis - Moderate shaking
  • EMSC Wyoming Nov 03 23:11 4.2 5 MAP I Felt It
  • Shell - A few seconds of shaking, windows rattling with no damage.
  • USGS Hoback, Wyoming Oct 10 20:14 2.9 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hoback, Wyoming Oct 10 20:14 2.9 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Sep 17 05:38 3.1 6 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Kemmerer, Wyoming Sep 11 13:38 3.0 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Aug 27 20:34 2.8 12 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Aug 22 05:44 2.5 7 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Aug 14 14:04 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Jul 26 04:58 2.6 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Jul 26 04:57 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Jul 18 20:51 2.6 7 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jul 18 20:31 3.6 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jul 16 17:21 3.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jun 16 01:46 2.9 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jun 16 01:20 2.3 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jun 16 01:02 2.8 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jun 16 00:55 2.7 12 MAP I Felt It
    GEOFON Yellowstone Region, Wyoming Jun 16 00:48 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jun 16 00:48 4.3 9 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming May 07 13:03 2.8 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming May 05 22:26 2.3 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Apr 21 07:35 2.4 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Mar 30 03:05 2.9 13 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Mar 30 03:05 2.9 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Wyoming Mar 28 09:50 2.2 6 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Mar 05 17:44 2.6 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Mar 02 02:44 2.6 1 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jan 23 20:53 2.9 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Jan 23 20:53 2.9 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jan 20 16:37 3.1 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Jackson, Wyoming Jan 19 11:57 2.5 4 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Wyoming Jan 19 11:57 2.5 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Jan 07 09:57 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Jan 07 09:57 2.9 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Thermopolis, Wyoming Jan 06 05:06 3.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Dec 27 13:25 2.0 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Dec 13 05:49 2.2 6 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Hoback, Wyoming Nov 30 07:37 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Wyoming Nov 30 07:37 2.8 5 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Nov 26 14:53 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Nov 26 14:53 2.9 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Nov 25 05:10 2.5 3 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Nov 25 02:49 2.5 4 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Nov 21 08:14 2.6 2 MAP I Felt It
    USGS Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Nov 15 23:48 2.5 11 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Oct 21 16:02 2.4 8 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Oct 03 20:21 2.3 12 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Oct 03 20:15 2.2 14 MAP I Felt It
    EMSC Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyoming Sep 15 14:47 2.1 8 MAP I Felt It

    Data sources courtesy : USGSEMSCGFZGEONET


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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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