A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Boulder in Montana. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 01:00:19 / April 18, 2020 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:00:19 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0499 West, latitude 46.257 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008z1g. Unique identifier: us70008z1g. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Butte. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ENE of Boulder, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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