A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:09:20 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -112.5241667° West, 46.9291667° North. Global time and date of event 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 17:09:20 / July 25, 2017 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: mb80236209. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80236209.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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