A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Whitehall in Montana. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:46:36 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80286904. Unique identifier: mb80286904. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 19:46:36 / March 23, 2018 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -111.8951667° West, 45.765° North.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bozeman, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Butte. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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