A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Event id: us2000a5vm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80242184, us2000a5vm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.25 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -112.6454° West, latitude 46.8704° North, depth = 10.25 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:43:18 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 08:43:18 / August 8, 2017 @ 8:43 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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