A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Whitehall in Montana. Exact location, longitude -112.1323333° West, latitude 45.715° North, depth = 8.84 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:01:44 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.84 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80165464. Unique identifier: mb80165464. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/16 / 2016-08-11 18:01:44 / August 11, 2016 @ 6:01 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Belgrade, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 17 km S of Whitehall, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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