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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Clancy in Montana

Earthquake location 46.4947S, -112.0733WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Clancy in Montana. The temblor was reported at 00:46:59 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20004x0x. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004x0x. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 07:46:59 / February 4, 2016 @ 7:46 am. Exact location of event, longitude -112.0733 West, latitude 46.4947 North, depth = 2.01 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.01 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Anaconda, Butte (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km WNW of Clancy, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.0733° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.4947° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km WNW of Clancy, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-04 07:46:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-04 07:57:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 181 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.273 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us20004x0x Id of event.
Event Code 20004x0x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004x0x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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