(NEW2017) A 4.5 magnitude EARTHQUAKE has struck Yellowstone, according to data from the US Geological Survey. Scientists said Thursday’s earthquake was part of a swarm of quakes hitting the area since Monday. The 4.5 is the largest earthquake to occur in Yellowstone National Park since March 30, 2014, when a magnitude 4.8 event occurred 29 km (18 miles to the east), near Norris Geyser Basin. The March 30, 2014 earthquake was the largest earthquake at Yellowstone since February 22, 1980. The earthquake was reportedly felt in the towns of West Yellowstone and Gardiner, Montana and elsewhere in the surrounding region....
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