A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80269054. Id of event: mb80269054. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:08:32 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5361667 West, latitude 46.8726667 North, depth = 11.69 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.69 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/17 / 2017-11-11 00:08:32 / November 11, 2017 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). 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). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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