A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Unique identifier: us2000a0yv. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80236209, us2000a0yv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/07/17 / 2017-07-25 17:09:20 / July 25, 2017 @ 5:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -112.5535° West, latitude 46.9131° North, depth = 7.77 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.77 km (5 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:20 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter).
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), 47 km (29 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each 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 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 in the same area.
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