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Minor earthquake, 2.88 mag was detected near Polson in Montana



Earthquake location 47.7140007S, -113.7246704WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Polson in Montana on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 04:48:08 / November 13, 2016 @ 4:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.76 km (7 miles). The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:48:08 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -113.7246704 West, latitude 47.7140007 North, depth = 11.76 km. Event id: mb80189089. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80189089.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Evergreen, Kalispell (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Kalispell (c. 19 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Evergreen (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 32 km E of Polson, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.7246704° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.7140007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km E of Polson, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-13 04:48:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-13 04:55:36 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 128 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 mb80189089 Id of event.
Event Code 80189089 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80189089, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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