A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 02:34:17 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5258333 West, latitude 46.8793333 North, depth = 11.49 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.49 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: mb80257569. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80257569. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 09:34:17 / September 25, 2017 @ 9:34 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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