November 4, 2008
Earthquake Felt In Douglas

A magnitude 3.7, intensity III earthquake occurred 10 miles east of Douglas, Wyoming at 6:14 a.m. MST on November 3rd, 2008. The U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colorado reported this earthquake to the Wyoming State Geological Survey. The quake was felt as intensity II in Jay Em, Wyoming and as intensity III in Douglas, Casper and Lusk, Wyoming. There has been no reported damage associated with this event.

The WSGS has generated seismological characterizations of all Wyoming counties (see Earthquake Database), which include analyses of historic seismicity as well as projections of possible future earthquakes. For more information, please contact Seth Wittke by phone at (307) 766-2286, ext. 244, or by email at

Press Release
from the Office of the Wyoming State Geologist
Ron Surdam, State Geologist

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