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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana

Earthquake location 46.8542S, -112.6676WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:35:35 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:35 am. Exact location of event, longitude -112.6676 West, latitude 46.8542 North, depth = 14.55 km. Id of earthquake: us1000975k. Event ids that are associated: us1000975k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.55 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:35:35 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Missoula, Butte, Anaconda (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 101 km (63 miles) from Missoula (c. 66 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km S of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.6676° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8542° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S 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 06:35:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 07:42:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 56 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.25 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 392 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 0.874 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000975k Id of event.
Event Code 1000975k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000975k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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