A minor earthquake magnitude 3.74 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Clancy in Montana. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004x0x, mb80123179. Unique identifier: mb80123179. The temblor was picked up at 00:46:59 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -112.0393295° West, 46.5021667° North, depth 0.25 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 07:46:59 / February 4, 2016 @ 7:46 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.25 km (0 miles).
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 Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Anaconda, Butte. Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km WNW of Clancy, Montana.
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