A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Helena Valley Northwest in Montana. Id of earthquake: mb80102574. Event ids that are associated: us10003pbh, mb80102574. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.12 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -112.0155° West, latitude 46.7886667° North, depth = 6.12 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/15 / 2015-10-17 07:42:45 / October 17, 2015 @ 7:42 am. The temblor was reported at 01:42:45 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the event was 22 km (14 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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