A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 23:54:57 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: mb80223599. Event ids that are associated: mb80223599. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.61 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:54:57 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5411667 West, latitude 46.9025 North, depth = 6.61 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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