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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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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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