A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -112.7716 West, latitude 46.9682 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 09:36:39 / January 21, 2021 @ 9:36 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000d1zq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1zq. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:36:39 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (43 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WNW of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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