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Magnitude 3.2 earthquake shakes Carbon County moderately.

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake shakes Carbon County moderately.

3.2-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Carbon County, Montana

On Friday afternoon, a 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Edgar, causing shaking in numerous homes and businesses.

Event Details

The U.S. Geological Survey website confirmed that the earthquake occurred at 1:57 p.m. The epicenter was located three miles north-northwest of Edgar.

Reports of “Large Explosion”

Before the earthquake was officially confirmed, the Carbon County Sheriff’s office received several calls reporting a “large explosion” in the north end of the county.

Extent of Shaking

Comments on the sheriff’s office social media post indicate that the earthquake was felt as far north as Park City and as far south as Bridger.

No Significant Damage Reported

Fortunately, there have been no reports of significant damage resulting from the earthquake at this time.

Carbon earthquake

Photo courtesy USGS

A USGS map shows a 3.2-magnitude earthquake centered near Edgar, MT on Friday July 21, 2023.

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