A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5837° West, 46.8655° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:11:58 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:11:58 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10009763. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009763.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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