A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was detected at 04:59:45 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Event id: mb80244309. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80244309. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.67 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 11:59:45 / August 12, 2017 @ 11:59 am. Exact location, longitude -112.5308333° West, latitude 46.8718333° North, depth = 12.67 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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