A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was detected at 23:59:10 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:59:10 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:59 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10009768. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80223604, us10009768. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -112.5434° West, 46.8666° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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