A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.91 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:48:44 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5376667° West, 46.8583333° North, depth 10.91 km. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:44 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: mb80223589. Event ids that are associated: mb80223589.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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