Earthquake reported felt in Jackson Aug. 16
by Pinedale Online!
August 17, 2010
The National Weather Service issued an alert that Jackson, Wyoming residents reported an earthquake was felt moderately by many residents in the Jackson Hole area at 8:49 Monday evening, August 16th. Several residents in Jackson have reported feeling the tremor. No damage was reported. The National Earthquake Information Center (NEIS) in Golden Colorado indicated an initial earthquake magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale centered at 43.616N 110.499W or 20 miles east-northeast from Jackson, Wyoming, 55 north-northwest of Pinedale, at a depth of 3.1 miles.
The NEIS reported another 3.0 tremor in the Jackson area at 3:22 AM on Tuesday, August 17th in the northwest Wyoming area. That tremor was located 15 miles northeast of Jackson. No report was issued by any agencies saying this tremor was felt by residents.
Previous recent Wyoming earthquake reports:
Saturday, August 14, 2010 3:39AM, Magnitude 2.9, Located 20 miles NE of Jackson
Thursday, August 5, 2010 8:59AM, Magnitude 4.2, Felt by residents in Bondurant and the Upper Green
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 6:04PM, Magnitude 4.8, Located 20 miles ENE of Jackson (This quake was felt by some Sublette County residents in the Upper Green and Bondurant area. Click here for related story
Did you feel it? Please let us know?
Tuesday, August 17: "I very definitely felt the earthquake at 3.22 this A.M., Aug 17. I
thought maybe I had dreamed it." Ann Stevens, Pinedale