A minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.47 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -112.8321667° West, 46.9583333° North, depth 12.47 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80229384. Id of event: mb80229384. The temblor was detected at 17:22:59 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 00:22:59 / July 11, 2017 @ 12:22 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 67 km (42 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 seven, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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