A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 15 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana (9 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: uu60221232. Event ids that are associated: uu60221232. Exact location of event, longitude -111.0271667 West, latitude 44.7915 North, depth = 11.04 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 09:57:08 / August 3, 2017 @ 9:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.04 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:57:08 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 15 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana.
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