A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Event id: mb80231589. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80231589. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5391667 West, latitude 46.9058333 North, depth = 10.81 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 05:39:41 / July 15, 2017 @ 5:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.81 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:41 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter).
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). Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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