A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Twin Bridges in Montana on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 10:01:02 / December 19, 2020 @ 10:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.56 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:01:02 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -112.5037° West, 45.5848° North, depth 16.56 km. Id of earthquake: us7000csef. Event ids that are associated: us7000csef.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anaconda, Butte, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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