A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Id of earthquake: us2000a7gj. Event ids that are associated: mb80244009, us2000a7gj. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5757 West, latitude 46.9174 North, depth = 13.14 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:30:02 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 21:30:02 / August 11, 2017 @ 9:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.14 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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