A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5293333 West, latitude 46.8681667 North, depth = 12.16 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80248439. Id of event: mb80248439. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.16 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 12:04:05 / August 28, 2017 @ 12:04 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:04:05 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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