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Earthquake Reported Near Livingston, Montana

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Some residents in Central Montana may have felt the ground shake under their feet and the effects may have been felt in northwest Wyoming.

The US Geological Survey says at around 12:30pm MST on Monday (January 30th), an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred within 10 miles north-northwest of Livingston.

The center of the quake activity was near Willow Creek Road and west of US Highway 89

It is estimated to have a depth of 5 kilometers.

The USGS says a quake between 2.5 and 5.4 is often felt and usually causes minor damage.

About 500,000 of them happen each year.

Click here for more information from the USGS.

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