A minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Three Forks in Montana on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 07:02:13 / April 6, 2017 @ 7:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.24 km (1 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80204349. Id of event: mb80204349. The temblor was picked up at 00:02:13 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.4160004 West, latitude 46.0218315 North, depth = 2.24 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena, Livingston, Helena Valley Southeast (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km NE of Three Forks, Montana.
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