A light earthquake magnitude 4.33 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 04:11:14 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 11:11:14 / April 17, 2018 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5226667 West, latitude 46.9045 North, depth = 10.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80290219. Id of event: mb80290219. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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