A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 05:02:34 / August 4, 2017 @ 5:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.27 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.27 km, -112.5402° West, 46.8554° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a4e6. Id of event: us2000a4e6. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:34 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 15 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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