A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.69 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 17:15:30 / April 14, 2018 @ 5:15 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:15:30 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -112.5363333° West, 46.8725° North, depth 12.69 km. Event id: mb80289939. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80289939.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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