A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 04:39:27 / November 10, 2017 @ 4:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 8.2 km, -112.571° West, 46.815° North. Id of earthquake: us2000blaf. Event ids that are associated: mb80268949, us2000blaf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:27 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the event 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 17 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.
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