A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Whitehall in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.79 km (4 miles). The 3.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:41:39 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: mb80170904. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80170904. Exact location, longitude -112.1241667° West, latitude 45.7265° North, depth = 6.79 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 20:41:39 / September 10, 2016 @ 8:41 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Belgrade, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (28 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km S of Whitehall, Montana.
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