A minor earthquake magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80255539. Unique identifier: mb80255539. The temblor was detected at 05:07:55 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 12:07:55 / September 15, 2017 @ 12:07 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5265 West, latitude 46.8778333 North, depth = 11.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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