Small Earthquake Rocks Central Wyo On Independence Day

     A small earthquake struck a sparsely populated area of central Wyoming Sunday afternoon

       The U.S. Geological Survey says the epicenter of the quake was about 29 miles south of Ten Sleep near the Nowood River in southern Washakie County. 

     The tremblor was recorded at 3:17 p.m. and was measured at magnitude 4.1.

USGS scientists say that’s large enough to be feltm but too small to cause more than minor damage. There have been no damage reports so far.