A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Monday. Unique identifier: us100098uy. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098uy. Exact location of event, depth 14.12 km, -112.5151° West, 46.8514° North. Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 05:30:33 / July 11, 2017 @ 5:30 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:30:33 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.12 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 17 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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