A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -112.547° West, 46.8703° North, depth 10.99 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 10:44:51 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.99 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100097a9. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80224059, us100097a9. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:44:51 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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