A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km SSE of Virginia City, Montana (18 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80136664. Id of event: mb80136664. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/16 / 2016-04-18 01:58:39 / April 18, 2016 @ 1:58 am. Exact location of event, longitude -111.8619995 West, latitude 45.0359993 North, depth = 0.02 km. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:58:39 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.02 km (0 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 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 in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SSE of Virginia City, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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