A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.29 km (10 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80235819. Unique identifier: mb80235819. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 08:38:14 / July 24, 2017 @ 8:38 am. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:38:14 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 15.29 km, -112.4953333° West, 46.8398333° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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