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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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Over 200 Quakes Recorded in Latest Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone has seen a spate of seismic activity since early February, with over 200 incidents recorded in the latest earthquake swarm.

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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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Idaho Earthquake Swarm Possibly Related To Yellowstone

Jenny Lake Sunrise

A central Idaho earthquake swarm could provide insight into plate tectonics in Yellowstone National Park.

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