A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.55 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5646 West, latitude 46.8793 North, depth = 10.55 km. Unique identifier: us2000alyy. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80255179, us2000alyy. The temblor was picked up at 15:53:26 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 22:53:26 / September 13, 2017 @ 10:53 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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