Earthquake Felt in Yellowstone National Park

Earthquake Felt in Yellowstone National Park

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred near Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming Thursday and was felt in the park, the University of Utah Seismograph Stations said.

No injuries or damage was reported or expected, seismologist Jim Pechmann said.

The epicenter of the earthquake at 1:46 a.m. MDT was Huckleberry Mountain, Wyo., eight miles southeast of the south entrance to the park.

Pechmann said the quake was felt in the park at the south entrance and at Grant Village, a tourist service area.

The earthquake was in an area of relatively low seismicity, he said.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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