A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.88 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:08:59 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:08 am. Id of earthquake: mb80223624. Event ids that are associated: mb80223624. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.23 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -112.5393333° West, 46.8961667° North, depth 9.23 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:08:59 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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