A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.04 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80223639. Unique identifier: mb80223639. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:18:10 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 15.04 km, -112.7398333° West, 47.0128333° North. The temblor was reported at 00:18:10 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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