A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5337° West, 46.9133° North, depth 14.62 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.62 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10009875. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80227569, us10009875. The temblor was detected at 09:23:38 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 16:23:38 / July 8, 2017 @ 4:23 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter 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 twenty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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