A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Tuesday. Event id: us100098ut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80229769, us100098ut. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:55:35 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 13:55:35 / July 11, 2017 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -112.55° West, 46.8161° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (29 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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