A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 01:13:12 / July 10, 2017 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: mb80228709. Event ids that are associated: mb80228709. Exact location, longitude -112.542° West, latitude 46.9103333° North, depth = 10.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.89 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:13:12 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the earthquake 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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