USGS confirms 4.8 earthquake near Hoback, Wyoming


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HOBACK, Wyoming — The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed a 4.8 magnitude earthquake hit about 38 miles east of Hoback in western Wyoming.

The earthquake occurred at about 2:47 p.m. at a depth of 10 km, according to the USGS website.

It is unclear if the quake has resulted in any damage.

A number of people in the Upper Valley and Teton Valley reported feeling the quake. is following this story and will post more information if it becomes available.

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