JACKSON, Wyo. — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported in Yellowstone National Park, near Silver Gate Montana, around 7:30 a.m today.

The United States Geological Survey reported the quake, about 91 miles northeast of Jackson.

The epicenter, marked with a star. Photo: USGS map

In Jackson Hole, the earthquake was recorded at a maximum estimated instrumental intensity (MMI) between two and three, depending on location. Earthquakes of this rating produce weak shaking and no damage.

Teton County Emergency Management shared news of the quake on their Facebook page this morning and is asking community members who felt the earthquake to submit a “felt report.”

Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.