A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lakeside in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 00:18:09 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: mb80199834. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80199834. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.82 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -114.2878333° West, latitude 47.8723333° North, depth = 2.82 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 07:18:09 / February 20, 2017 @ 7:18 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Kalispell (c. 19 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Evergreen (c. 7 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Whitefish (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Whitefish, Evergreen, Kalispell (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SSW of Lakeside, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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