Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake: M3.37 quake has struck near Lakeside in Montana

Earthquake location 47.8723333S, -114.2878333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lakeside in Montana. The temblor was picked up at 00:18:09 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: mb80199834. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80199834. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.82 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -114.2878333° West, latitude 47.8723333° North, depth = 2.82 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 07:18:09 / February 20, 2017 @ 7:18 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (22 miles) from Kalispell (c. 19 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Evergreen (c. 7 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Whitefish (c. 6 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Whitefish, Evergreen, Kalispell (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Questions or comments?

Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km SSW of Lakeside, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.37 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.2878333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.8723333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SSW of Lakeside, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-20 07:18:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-20 15:22:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 177 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.126 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 77 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 mb80199834 Id of event.
Event Code 80199834 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80199834, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply