A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 13 km NE of West Yellowstone, Montana (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60216537. Unique identifier: uu60216537. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:21:06 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.0061646° West, 44.7654991° North, depth 10.07 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/07/17 / 2017-07-16 17:21:06 / July 16, 2017 @ 5:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.07 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NE of West Yellowstone, Montana.
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