A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80224074. Id of event: mb80224074. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 10:54:10 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5443333° West, 46.8766667° North, depth 10.58 km. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:10 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.58 km (7 miles).
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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