A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Whitehall in Montana. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 19:03:14 / July 2, 2018 @ 7:03 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -112.131 West, latitude 45.7235 North, depth = 7.72 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.72 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: mb80300149. Event ids that are associated: mb80300149. The temblor was detected at 12:03:14 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Belgrade, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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