A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 11.79 km, -112.845° West, 46.9335° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:22:58 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 00:22:58 / July 11, 2017 @ 12:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.79 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us100098pp. Event ids that are associated: mb80229384, us100098pp.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km W of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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