Retrospective: 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake

Retrospective: 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake

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On August 17, 1959, at 11:37 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake occurred near West Yellowstone. The earthquake destroyed portions of highways, killed at least 28 people and led to the creation of Quake Lake.

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