A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Event id: us100097bs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097bs. The temblor was detected at 08:27:57 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 15:27:57 / July 6, 2017 @ 3:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -112.4928° West, 46.8998° North, depth 26.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.19 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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