A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.2 km, -112.6308° West, 46.8576° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:27:29 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000975v. Unique identifier: us1000975v. The temblor was detected at 00:27:29 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 84 km (53 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 11 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.
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