A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:40:04 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: mb80256219. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80256219. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5386667 West, latitude 46.8738333 North, depth = 11.88 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 13:40:04 / September 18, 2017 @ 1:40 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.88 km (7 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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