A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us2000bt78. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80270834, us2000bt78. Exact location of event, longitude -112.4572 West, latitude 46.8787 North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 20:50:55 / November 22, 2017 @ 8:50 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:50:55 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.
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