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A small earthquake, with magnitude 3.8, shook northeastern Montana Tuesday afternoon. According to the Richter Scale, magnitude 3.8 is classified as minor, felt by people, but very rarely causes damage. About 37 miles south of Plentywood, this earthquake surprised a few residents, who reported light to moderate shaking around 3:45 PM. As one of the most active areas for earthquakes, this is pretty common for Montana.

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