A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location, longitude -112.5366667° West, latitude 46.8816667° North, depth = 11.31 km. The temblor was detected at 03:04:07 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: mb80223974. Event ids that are associated: mb80223974. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 10:04:07 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.31 km (7 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 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/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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