A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was detected at 09:43:54 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000aws9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aws9. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 16:43:54 / September 29, 2017 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -112.561° West, 46.8309° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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.
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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. 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: 16 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.
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