Moderate Earthquake Strikes North of Casper South of Bighorns
Wyoming has earthquakes all the time. Most are in the western part of the state near the seismically-active Yellowstone. But, a moderate quake has just struck where we don't usually see earthquakes just south of the Bighorns.
The report says this has been reviewed and confirmed by a USGS seismologist. The quake had a depth of around 5 km. By USGS definition, this is a very shallow quake.
It's not completely out of character for Wyoming to have a quake in this region. It happens every once in a while. But, a 3.2 magnitude quake is a bit more enthusiastic than most non-Yellowstone quakes. We'll just have to wait and see if this is a one-off event or the beginning of something more significant.