A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80381004. Unique identifier: mb80381004. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:35:37 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 05:35:37 / February 7, 2020 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.65 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.6543333° West, latitude 46.8985° North, depth = 13.65 km.
Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 6 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.
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