A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was reported at 23:54:57 / 11:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:54:57 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5487° West, 46.9018° North, depth 8.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.06 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: us1000976m. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80223599, us1000976m.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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