A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 11 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana (7 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 01:03:16 / June 16, 2017 @ 1:03 am. Exact location of event, depth 9.68 km, -111.0241° West, 44.7535° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.68 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009mw1. Unique identifier: us20009mw1. The temblor was reported at 18:03:16 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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