A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Whitehall in Montana. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.67 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 13:42:37 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:42 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:42:37 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: mb80168539. Event ids that are associated: us10006kl0, mb80168539. Exact location of event, depth 7.67 km, -112.1255° West, 45.7235° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Belgrade, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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