A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 22:38:44 / July 23, 2017 @ 10:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80235594. Unique identifier: mb80235594. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.78 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -112.5203333° West, latitude 46.9048333° North, depth = 11.78 km. The temblor was reported at 15:38:44 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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