A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location, longitude -112.5682° West, latitude 46.8823° North, depth = 8.56 km. Id of earthquake: us1000985f. Event ids that are associated: us1000985f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.56 km (5 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:56:31 / 5:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 12:56:31 / July 8, 2017 @ 12:56 pm.
The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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