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Earthquake Hits Teton County

An earthquake was felt moderately by many residents in the Jackson Hole area.
No damage has been reported.

The National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado indicated an initial earthquake magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter Scale centered at 43.569N 110.413W or 19 miles east northeast from Jackson, Wyoming.

This earthquake was reported at 12:51 a.m. Wednesday, January 7.  Three aftershocks have occurred since that time.  Residents up to 150 miles from the earthquake epicenter reported that they felt the earthquake.

Information released in this statement is preliminary.  Updates...including Richter Scale magnitude...will be provided as more information becomes available from the National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado.

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