A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.91 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -112.4278333 West, latitude 46.8685 North, depth = 10.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.82 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:31:49 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80223669. Unique identifier: mb80223669. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:31:49 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:31 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (27 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 21 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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