A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Boulder in Montana. Global time and date of event 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 06:40:45 / April 22, 2020 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:40:45 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.79 km, -112.0595° West, 46.2553333° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.79 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: mb80410219. Event ids that are associated: mb80410219.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Butte (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 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. 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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