A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 km NNE of Lima, Montana (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/19 / 2019-04-12 11:40:54 / April 12, 2019 @ 11:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5153 West, latitude 44.7245 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 04:40:54 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700034xm. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80340234, us700034xm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 11 km NNE of Lima, Montana.
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