A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Whitefish in Montana. Exact location of event, depth 10.89 km, -114.5761667° West, 48.519° North. The temblor was detected at 23:49:42 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 06:49:42 / September 18, 2017 @ 6:49 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.89 km (7 miles). Event id: mb80256179. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80256179.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Kalispell (c. 19 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Evergreen (c. 7 600 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Whitefish (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalispell, Evergreen, Whitefish (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km NW of Whitefish, Montana.
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