A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.8 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:19:52 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 12.8 km, -112.5316667° West, 46.8758333° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80235104. Id of event: mb80235104. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 02:19:52 / July 22, 2017 @ 2:19 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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