A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5206667° West, 46.8746667° North, depth 12.54 km. Unique identifier: mb80472329. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80472329. The temblor was detected at 12:22:27 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.54 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 12:22:27 / October 30, 2020 @ 12:22 pm.
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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