A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Helena Valley Northwest in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 21:52:24 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0149994 West, latitude 46.7961655 North, depth = 4.28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.28 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: mb80100294. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80100294. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/15 / 2015-10-04 03:52:24 / October 4, 2015 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 23 km (14 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena Valley West Central.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NNE of Helena Valley Northwest, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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