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3.1 magnitude earthquake reported near Jeffrey City

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County 10 August 17, 2021

(Jeffrey City, WY) – At around 10:19 p.m. last night, August 16, a 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded approximately 20 miles northeast of Jeffrey City and 36 miles southeast of Riverton.

h/t USGS

There are no community reports of feeling the earthquake on the USGS website as of 6:30 a.m. August 17. 

It’s the second reported earthquake in central Wyoming this month, after a 3.7 magnitude east of Casper on August 1.

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