A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Sunday. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:30:05 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80228204. Id of event: mb80228204. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 08:30:05 / July 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -112.535 West, latitude 46.905 North, depth = 9.63 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.63 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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