` Earthquake 4.8 Magnitude has Rocked the `Yellowstone National Park ‘ in Wyoming ‘

#AceWorldNews – WYOMING – March 30 – A 4.8 magnitude quake rocked Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming near the border with Montana, the US Geological Survey said.

There were several aftershocks with a magnitude over 3.

The earthquake occurred 37 kilometres north-east of West Yellowstone, Montana at 6:34 am local time (1234 GMT) Sunday.

The quake was centred almost in the middle of Yellowstone National Park, near the Norris Geyser Basin, said Peter Cervelli, a spokesman for the USGS Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, NBC News reported.

He added that any damage from the tremor would likely be minor, noting there are not many visitors in the park at the moment.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

According to USGS there were four aftershocks recorded with a magnitude from 3.1 to 3.3.

The USGS said that more are expected.


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