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Are We Still Feeling Effects of 1959’s Hebgen Lake Earthquake?

1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake

The massive 7.2-magnitude Hebgen Lake earthquake on August 17, 1959 is still affecting the Yellowstone National Park region, according to a team of geophysicists at the University of Utah, who say a swarm of up to 3,000 events near Maple Creek from June 2017 to June 2018 is tied to that event.

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A Rainy Saturday Trip to Yellowstone National Park

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It’s not quite the end of the season, but the end felt near on a rainy Saturday trip to Yellowstone National Park.

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Old Yellowstone: 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake

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On August 17, 1959, around 11:37 p.m., Yellowstone National Park was changed forever when a large quake shook man-made Hebgen Lake.

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Over 460 Earthquakes Registered in Yellowstone This Year

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

There have been more than 460 earthquakes in and around Yellowstone National Park, according to seismologists at the University of Utah.

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4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles West Yellowstone, Gardiner

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Yellowstone National Park yesterday evening.

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Book Review: The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake

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The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake, all 40 seconds of it, was a defining moment in Yellowstone National Park’s history.

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Yellowstone Geophysicist To Present Old Faithful Findings In Jackson

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Geophysicist Robert “Bob” B. Smith will be presenting new findings on Old Faithful Geyser tonight in Jackson, WY.

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Old Yellowstone: History of the Golden Gate Viaduct

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For most of the 20th century, the Golden Gate viaduct was hailed as one of the premier engineering feats in Yellowstone National Park.

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Old Yellowstone: History of Sapphire Pool

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Before the 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake, Sapphire Pool was a placid and majestic feature.

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