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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Deer Lodge in Montana

Earthquake location 46.5927S, -112.5521WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Deer Lodge in Montana on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 03:02:23 / March 13, 2017 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.21 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5521 West, latitude 46.5927 North, depth = 12.21 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:23 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100088l5. Id of event: us100088l5.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Butte-Silver Bow (Balance), Butte, Anaconda.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 25 km NNE of Deer Lodge, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5521° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.5927° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NNE of Deer Lodge, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-13 03:02:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-13 03:12:44 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 2.96 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 188 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 0.51 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us100088l5 Id of event.
Event Code 100088l5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100088l5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Liz

    Just heard for the first time a low rumble and felt house move at approximately 903 this eve. I live on choteau street just under mount Helena. West Helena

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