A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Id of earthquake: mb80223604. Event ids that are associated: mb80223604. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:59:10 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:59 am. The temblor was detected at 23:59:10 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5401667 West, latitude 46.8855 North, depth = 11.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.02 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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