3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Yellowstone, Montana

A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 15 km N of West Yellowstone, Montana (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.0753326 West, latitude 44.8014984 North, depth = 7.91 km. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:16:12 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 13:16:12 / August 1, 2017 @ 1:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.91 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60220422. Id of event: uu60220422.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2017/08/01/minor-earthquake-3-08-mag-strikes-near-west-yellowstone-in-montana/

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