A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80380999. Unique identifier: mb80380999. Exact location of earthquake, -112.6553333° West, 46.8923333° North, depth 14.36 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 05:17:23 / February 7, 2020 @ 5:17 am. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:17:23 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.36 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter 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). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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