A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009vwd. Unique identifier: us20009vwd. Exact location of event, depth 10.61 km, -112.5439° West, 46.8637° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.61 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:40:08 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 05:40:08 / July 13, 2017 @ 5:40 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel anything?
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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.