The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake

First published at 06:23 UTC on April 16th, 2021.

The 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake (also known as the 1959 Yellowstone earthquake) occurred on August 17 at 11:37 pm (MST) in southwestern Montana, United States. The earthquake measured 7.2 on the Moment magnitude scale,and caused a huge landslide, th…

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