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Minor earthquake, 3.33 mag has occurred near Whitehall in Montana



Earthquake location 45.7265S, -112.1241667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Whitehall in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.79 km (4 miles). The 3.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:41:39 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: mb80170904. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80170904. Exact location, longitude -112.1241667° West, latitude 45.7265° North, depth = 6.79 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 20:41:39 / September 10, 2016 @ 8:41 pm.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Belgrade, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (28 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km S of Whitehall, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.33 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.1241667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.7265° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km S of Whitehall, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-10 20:41:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-10 23:50:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 171 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 mb80170904 Id of event.
Event Code 80170904 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80170904, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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