A light earthquake magnitude 4.45 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:02:27 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:02 am. Unique identifier: mb80223609. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000975h, mb80223609. The temblor was reported at 00:02:27 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.86 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.5295° West, latitude 46.8973333° North, depth = 10.86 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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