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Minor earthquake, 3.14 mag has occurred near Lima in Montana



Earthquake location 44.3916667S, -112.9143333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 37 km SW of Lima, Montana (23 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80122834. Unique identifier: mb80122834. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.9143333 West, latitude 44.3916667 North, depth = 8.96 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 20:00:36 / January 31, 2016 @ 8:00 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:00:36 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.96 km (6 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 37 km SW of Lima, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.9143333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.3916667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SW of Lima, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-31 20:00:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-01 15:50:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 reviewed 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 152 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.065 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID mb80122834 Id of event.
Event Code 80122834 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80122834, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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