A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Event id: mb80235259. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80235259. Global time and date of event 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 19:49:51 / July 22, 2017 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:49:51 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5381667 West, latitude 46.8775 North, depth = 11.9 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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