A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Dillon in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 03:38:47 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: mb80147519. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80147519. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.54 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.4226685 West, latitude 45.2360001 North, depth = 4.54 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 09:38:47 / May 17, 2016 @ 9:38 am.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Butte-Silver Bow (Balance). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop).
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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