A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 9 km SW of Colstrip, Montana (6 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2 km (-1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 22:38:33 / February 24, 2021 @ 10:38 pm. Unique identifier: mb80488919. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80488919. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -106.6956667 West, latitude 45.8183333 North, depth = -2 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:38:33 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 9 km SW of Colstrip, Montana.
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