A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us100097hq. Event ids that are associated: us100097hq. Exact location of event, depth 11.07 km, -112.5844° West, 46.8405° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:24:14 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.07 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 22:24:14 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.
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