A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bigfork in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 18:44:47 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.92 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -114.0858 West, latitude 48.1555 North, depth = 9.92 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 01:44:47 / January 22, 2018 @ 1:44 am. Event id: us2000cma6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cma6.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Whitefish, Kalispell, Evergreen (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 17 km (11 miles) from Kalispell (c. 19 900 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Evergreen (c. 7 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Whitefish (c. 6 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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