A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Global time and date of event 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 22:36:01 / July 23, 2017 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 8.27 km, -112.5116667° West, 46.9018333° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:36:01 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80235579. Id of event: mb80235579. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.27 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event 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). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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