4.0 Earthquake in Bondurant
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
October 31, 2007
The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 4.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Bondurant area around 11:23 PM Tuesday night (October 30, 2007). The quake was located approximately 12 miles Northeast of Bondurant and 26 miles East of Hoback. It occurred at a depth of 3.1 miles.
The Sublette County Sheriff’s Office dispatch told us Wednesday morning they had not received any reports associated with the quake. They received a call from CNN News late Tuesday night asking about damages.
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We felt it!
- "I live in Hoback Ranches and I felt it. It was very brief, but rattled the house." – Amy R.
- "We were wakened by the earthquake, as were most of our neighbors. Our subdivision is at the end of Highway 352 where it enters the Forest Service parking lot - on the west side of the river." - Judy A.
Earthquake in Jackson Hole on Sunday, October 28
On Sunday, there was a 3.1 earthquake felt in the Jackson area around 5:25 AM (October 28th) that lasted approximately five seconds. (We were at a conference in Jackson at Snow King Resort at the time. Some of the conference-goers felt it, others in the same building didn’t.) This quake was centered about 13 miles east of Jackson and was at a depth of about 3.1 miles. This quake was initially reported as a 3.0, and 12 miles east of Jackson.
Other earthquakes in the last 24 hours include (times are local):
7.2 magnitude, Northern Mariana Islands, 10/31/07, 1:30 PM
5.9 magnitude, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 10/31/01, 4:44 AM
(There have been 5 other smaller rumbles under 4.0 magnitude up in that area)
5.6 magnitude, San Francisco Bay/San Jose area, California, 10/30/07, 8:04 PM
(9 miles NE from San Jose)
5.0 magnitude, Western Mongolia, 10/31/07, 5:06 PM
2.5 magnitude, Northern California, 74 miles WNW of Sacramento near The Geysers, 4:46 AM