A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km WNW of Lima, Montana (25 miles) on Sunday. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:25:48 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: mb80198479. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80198479. Exact location of event, longitude -113.0510025 West, latitude 44.8026657 North, depth = 1.2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.2 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 21:25:48 / February 5, 2017 @ 9:25 pm.
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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