A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Event id: us10009757. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10009757. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:30:16 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:30 am. Exact location of event, depth 4.3 km, -112.5863° West, 46.8994° North. The temblor was reported at 23:30:16 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Great Falls, Orchard Homes, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 107 km (66 miles) from Missoula (c. 66 800 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from Great Falls (c. 58 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 9 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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