U of U reported the quake as being at a depth of 11.8 kilometers or around 7.3 miles. It was followed 10 minutes later by a smaller 0.8 aftershock at a depth of 9.2 kilometers or around 5.7 miles.
This evening’s quake is the largest on record this month, so far, following a swarm of small quakes over the last three days or so in Yellowstone National Park.
No reports of damage have been made so far this evening, though ABC4 will update this post with further information if it becomes available.
Under the Richter scale, a quake between 3.0 and 3.9 magnitude is classified as a “slight” quake, often felt by people but rarely causing damage. Around 100,000 such quakes occur worldwide annually.