A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Sunday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:13:58 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 14:13:58 / September 10, 2017 @ 2:13 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.23 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -112.5044° West, 46.8837° North, depth 14.23 km. Unique identifier: us2000ajg9. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80254089, us2000ajg9.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 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. Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 15 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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