A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, western Montana kilometers (0 miles) from western Montana. The temblor was reported at 03:36:43 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Event id: mb80140759. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80140759. Exact location of earthquake, -111.1411667° West, 46.2820015° North, depth -3.33 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 03:36:43 / April 27, 2016 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -3.33 km (-2 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena, Helena Valley Southeast, Bozeman (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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