A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80472329, us7000c7yu. Unique identifier: us7000c7yu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 12:22:26 / October 30, 2020 @ 12:22 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:26 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5563 West, latitude 46.8502 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.
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