A minor earthquake magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Deer Lodge in Montana. Unique identifier: mb80273484. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80273484. The temblor was detected at 18:49:23 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/17 / 2017-12-07 01:49:23 / December 7, 2017 @ 1:49 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.86 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -112.5166667° West, latitude 46.5358333° North, depth = 20.86 km.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Butte, Anaconda (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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