A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 06:15:43 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: mb80224334. Event ids that are associated: mb80224334. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.08 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 13:15:43 / July 6, 2017 @ 1:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5403333 West, latitude 46.8815 North, depth = 11.08 km.
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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