A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location, longitude -112.5996° West, latitude 46.8378° North, depth = 10.78 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/08/17 / 2017-08-13 01:59:54 / August 13, 2017 @ 1:59 am. The temblor was detected at 18:59:54 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.78 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80244479, us2000a7ps. Id of event: us2000a7ps.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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