A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana (9 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.54 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 18:24:00 / June 12, 2017 @ 6:24 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -111.0251667 West, latitude 44.7796667 North, depth = 8.54 km. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:24:00 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uu60010654. Event ids that are associated: uu60010654.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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