A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.71 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.5476° West, latitude 46.8793° North, depth = 11.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:13:16 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 09:13:16 / July 10, 2017 @ 9:13 am. Id of earthquake: us100098k5. Event ids that are associated: us100098k5.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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