A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004w2a. Unique identifier: us20004w2a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 19:31:42 / January 30, 2016 @ 7:31 pm. The temblor was reported at 12:31:42 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -112.3624° West, latitude 46.9256° North, depth = 9.6 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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