A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 18:18:29 / 6:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.33 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -112.5273333° West, latitude 46.908° North, depth = 11.33 km. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80285279. Unique identifier: mb80285279. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 01:18:29 / March 5, 2018 @ 1:18 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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