A light earthquake magnitude 4.48 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:48:46 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.0456696° West, latitude 44.7746658° North, depth = 9.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: uu60203137. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60203137. Global time and date of event 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 00:48:46 / June 16, 2017 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.