A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.32 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -112.5253333° West, latitude 46.9048333° North, depth = 9.32 km. The temblor was reported at 05:07:20 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 12:07:20 / July 8, 2017 @ 12:07 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: mb80227329. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80227329.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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