A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 01:59:37 / July 9, 2017 @ 1:59 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5372 West, latitude 46.9076 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:59:37 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100098a8. Id of event: us100098a8.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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