A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Columbia Falls in Montana on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.1698 West, latitude 48.3593 North, depth = 12.36 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.36 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:19:03 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 07:19:03 / December 5, 2020 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000cncv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cncv.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Kalispell (c. 19 900 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Evergreen (c. 7 600 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Whitefish (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kalispell, Evergreen, Whitefish.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 1 km SSE of Columbia Falls, Montana.
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