A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 08:49:49 / July 17, 2017 @ 8:49 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.57 km (7 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:49:49 / 1:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.57 km, -112.5611° West, 46.8651° North. Event id: us20009ww4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ww4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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