A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Deer Lodge in Montana on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 03:02:23 / March 13, 2017 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.21 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5521 West, latitude 46.5927 North, depth = 12.21 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:23 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088l5. Id of event: us100088l5.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Butte, Anaconda.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 25 km NNE of Deer Lodge, Montana.
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