Thursday 6 July 2017

Earthquakes in strange places: An impressive mag 5.8 hits an area in Montana which has no previous record of quake activity according to USGS!

An impressive mag 5.8  has struck near Lincoln, Montana, it comes just 2 and a half weeks after a cluster of over 450 minor to middle size quakes hit near by Yellowstone Supervolcano, with the largest being a mag 4.5.
USGS claim 'No region summary available for this location,' meaning no quakes have ever been reported in this area of Montana.
There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage but the real concern is where the quake occurred.
Nine aftershocks have been recorded in the area with the largest being a mag 4.9.
Power in outages in Lincoln have been reported.

Yellowstone Supervolcano is hit with a second cluster of quakes: Number jumps to more than 450 in the last 7 days biggest being mag 4.5