A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.55 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 08:58:29 / August 4, 2017 @ 8:58 am. Event id: mb80239759. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80239759. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5318333 West, latitude 46.9221667 North, depth = 13.55 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:58:29 / 1:58 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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