A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Wednesday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:48:44 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000976g. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80223589, us1000976g. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:48:44 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5375° West, 46.8593° North, depth 10.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.8 km (7 miles).
The 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 fourty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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