A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Event id: mb80229734. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80229734. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.81 km (6 miles). The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:34:10 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 12:34:10 / July 11, 2017 @ 12:34 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.81 km, -112.5303333° West, 46.9196667° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 46 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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