A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:35:35 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -112.6676 West, latitude 46.8542 North, depth = 14.55 km. Id of earthquake: us1000975k. Event ids that are associated: us1000975k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.55 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:35:35 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Missoula, Butte, Anaconda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Missoula (c. 66 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km S of Lincoln, Montana.
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