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Minor earthquake: M2.5 quake strikes near western Montana



Earthquake location 44.7506S, -112.3778WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, western Montana kilometers (0 miles) from western Montana. The temblor was reported at 01:51:44 / 1:51 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5.4 km (3 miles). Global time of event 2014-11-24 01:51:44 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -112.3778 West, latitude 44.7506 North, depth 5.4 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.3778° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7506° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place western Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-11-24 13:51:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-11-24 15:16:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 96 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources mb A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1572052 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 46.799996256 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mc The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID mb14795151 Id of event.
Event Code 14795151 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS mb14795151 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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