A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 8 km ESE of Lima, Montana (5 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cr1z. Event ids that are associated: mb80479589, us7000cr1z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.4934 West, latitude 44.6178 North, depth = 8.95 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.95 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 20:00:03 / December 14, 2020 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:00:03 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 8 km ESE of Lima, Montana.
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