A minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location of event, depth 12.37 km, -112.5375° West, 46.8751667° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80242184. Id of event: mb80242184. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.37 km (8 miles). The 3.14-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:43:17 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 08:43:17 / August 8, 2017 @ 8:43 am.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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