A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.536 West, latitude 46.8786667 North, depth = 12.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80235494. Unique identifier: mb80235494. Global time and date of event 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 15:08:29 / July 23, 2017 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.12 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:08:29 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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