A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location, longitude -112.5599° West, latitude 46.866° North, depth = 8.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.91 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us1000985b. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000985b. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:38:23 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 12:38:23 / July 8, 2017 @ 12:38 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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