A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80223624, us1000975q. Unique identifier: us1000975q. Global time and date of event 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:08:59 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:08 am UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:08:59 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.89 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9.89 km, -112.5593° West, 46.8821° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 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). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 12 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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