The magnitude 4.36 quake was located about nine miles northnorthwest of West Yellowstone, Montana. Park, Wyoming has had: (M1.5 or greater) 0 earthquakes in the past 24 hours 7 earthquakes in the past 7 days; 21 earthquakes in the past 30 days Of the 1,000 to 3,000 quakes that happen each year in Yellowstone, most are not felt. : Volcanoes & Earthquakes - our new free App for Android shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes on a map and as list, as well as volcano news from all the world. Yellowstone Nat. It was the largest quake since the 4.8 M that occurred on March 30, 2014. The earthquake was reported felt in the towns of Gardiner and West Yellowstone, Montana. Yellowstone Caldera Chronicles is a weekly column written by scientists and collaborators of the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. Earthquakes as far away as the Boise one will not cause the magma in Yellowstone to explode. New geochemical tool reveals origin of Yellowstone's deep nitrogen. Large earthquakes occur just off the plateau along the nearby Teton and Hebgen Lake faults, the latter of which ruptured in 1959 (Ms = 7.5), causing considerable damage to the region. Yellowstone is presently the site of one of the world's largest hydrothermal systems including Earth's largest concentration of … by magnitude or age of earthquakes, the distance from your location, the status of volcanoes and so on. Earthquake swarms are common in Yellowstone, and there's nothing to be concerned about. Three years ago we reported Yellowstone had 900 earthquakes in two weeks. This earthquake was the largest to have hit Yellowstone since March 30, 2014, when a magnitude 4.8 earthquake was recorded 18 miles to the east, near the Norris Geyser Basin. Yellowstone is also seismically active with 700 to 3000 quakes a year. You can filter the data shown in various ways, e.g. Most are not felt. This week's contribution is from Pete Barry, geochemist in the Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. This earthquake was part of an energetic swarm in the same area.