A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Saturday. Global time and date of event 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 20:47:11 / January 30, 2016 @ 8:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7.55 km, -112.4053333° West, 46.9475° North. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80122034. Unique identifier: mb80122034. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:47:11 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.55 km (5 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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