A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Clinton in Montana. The temblor was reported at 08:32:04 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.99 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -113.2422 West, latitude 46.8565 North, depth = 13.99 km. Id of earthquake: us1000jjts. Event ids that are associated: mb80338419, us1000jjts. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 15:32:04 / March 21, 2019 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orchard Homes, Missoula. The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Missoula (c. 66 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Orchard Homes (c. 5 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km ENE of Clinton, Montana.
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