A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.93 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: mb80224059. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80224059. Exact location of event, depth 13.93 km, -112.5373333° West, 46.9271667° North. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:52 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 10:44:52 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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