Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013

Moderate earthquake in Wyoming today


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M 4.9 moderate earthquake hits Wyoming today, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake's epicenter was located 16km W of Fort Washakie and 57km W of Riverton, Wyoming. It was 3.1 miles deep.

Earthquake in Wyoming today was well felt by the people of Dubois, East Thermopolis, Lander and Pinedale.

13:16 UTC (local time 2013-09-21 07:16 @ epicenter)

Shaking Intensity (MMI)
IV (Light): Fort Washakie, Ethete, Lander and Arapahoe
III IWeak): Riverton, Pinedale, Marbleton, Thermopolis and Worland.

Epicenter Location
16km (10mi) W of Fort Washakie, Wyoming
57km (35mi) W of Riverton, Wyoming
158km (98mi) N of Rock Springs, Wyoming
167km (104mi) N of Green River, Wyoming
341km (212mi) NE of Salt Lake City, Utah

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 21, 2013

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