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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Seeley Lake in Montana

Earthquake location 47.359S, -113.003WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 km ENE of Seeley Lake, Montana (25 miles). Unique identifier: mb15799028. Ids that are associated to the event: mb15799028. Exact location of event, longitude -113.003 West, latitude 47.359 North, depth = 11.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/15 / 2015-08-09 07:51:56 / August 9, 2015 @ 7:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:51:56 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km ENE of Seeley Lake, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.003° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.359° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km ENE of Seeley Lake, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-09 07:51:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-26 15:38:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 0 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 121 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 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2946474 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89.999992800001 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 mb15799028 Id of event.
Event Code 15799028 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb15799028, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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