A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 17:11:18 / February 3, 2019 @ 5:11 pm. Event id: us2000jcta. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcta. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.6845 West, latitude 46.8249 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:11:18 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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