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Minor earthquake: M2.98 quake has struck near Pablo in Montana



Earthquake location 47.7143333S, -113.6855WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pablo in Montana on Tuesday. Unique identifier: mb80193889. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80193889. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/16 / 2016-12-20 15:44:37 / December 20, 2016 @ 3:44 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -113.6855° West, 47.7143333° North, depth 3.57 km. The temblor was detected at 08:44:37 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 3.57 km (2 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Kalispell (c. 19 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Evergreen (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Evergreen, Kalispell. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 34 km ENE of Pablo, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.6855° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.7143333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km ENE of Pablo, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-20 15:44:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-20 16:27:22 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 137 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.266 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 mb80193889 Id of event.
Event Code 80193889 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80193889, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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