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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.8576S, -112.6308WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.2 km, -112.6308° West, 46.8576° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:27:29 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000975v. Unique identifier: us1000975v. The temblor was detected at 00:27:29 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 84 km (53 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 11 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.6308° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8576° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSE of Lincoln, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-06 07:27:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 07:55:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.04 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 299 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 0.568 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000975v Id of event.
Event Code 1000975v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000975v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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