A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 16:02:24 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: mb80231094. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80231094. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.86 km (9 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 23:02:24 / July 13, 2017 @ 11:02 pm. Exact location of event, depth 13.86 km, -112.7035° West, 46.9056667° North.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SSW of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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