West Yellowstone rattled by M3.3 quake

A M3.3 earthquake rattled West Yellowstone on January 20, 2017.

The main quake was followed by a series of 3 smaller tremors.

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Map of the epicenter of Yellowstone earthquake on January 20, 2017. via USGS

The M3.3 quake rattled at 16:37 (UTC) on January 20, 2017. The epicenter of the earthquake was situated 17km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana at a depth of 7.9 km.

The tremor was followed by 3 smaller quakes:

M 1.5 – 16km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana
M 1.8 – 17km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana
M 0.7 – 16km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana

Did you know that this lake was formed by an earthquake?

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