A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Id of earthquake: mb80227639. Event ids that are associated: mb80227639. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 18:18:17 / July 8, 2017 @ 6:18 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:18:17 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.58 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -112.5151667° West, latitude 46.8641667° North, depth = 11.58 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 16 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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