A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Unique identifier: mb80228039. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80228039. Exact location of earthquake, -112.545° West, 46.8901667° North, depth 11.16 km. The temblor was picked up at 21:23:12 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 04:23:12 / July 9, 2017 @ 4:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.16 km (7 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 12 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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