A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 29 km SSE of Virginia City, Montana (18 miles). Exact location, longitude -111.8604965° West, latitude 45.0361671° North, depth = -2.74 km. The epicenter was at a depth of -2.74 km (-2 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 07:56:59 / April 18, 2016 @ 7:56 am. Id of earthquake: mb80136704. Event ids that are associated: mb80136704. The temblor was detected at 01:56:59 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km SSE of Virginia City, Montana.
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