A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80380999, us70007kvh. Id of event: us70007kvh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.94 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 07/02/20 / 2020-02-07 05:17:23 / February 7, 2020 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -112.7791° West, 46.8354° North, depth 8.94 km. The temblor was detected at 22:17:23 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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