A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Whitehall in Montana on Monday. Id of earthquake: us10006kl0. Event ids that are associated: us10006kl0. Exact location of earthquake, -112.1109° West, 45.7397° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:42:37 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 13:42:37 / September 5, 2016 @ 1:42 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Belgrade, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 14 km S of Whitehall, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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