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Light earthquake: M4.45 quake has struck near Lincoln in Montana

Earthquake location 46.8973333S, -112.5295WA light earthquake magnitude 4.45 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:02:27 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:02 am. Unique identifier: mb80223609. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000975h, mb80223609. The temblor was reported at 00:02:27 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.86 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.5295° West, latitude 46.8973333° North, depth = 10.86 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anaconda, Helena Valley Southeast, Helena. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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 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: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5295° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8973333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SE 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 07:02:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 07:25:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.92 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 313 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 ,us,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.18 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 mb80223609 Id of event.
Event Code 80223609 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000975h,mb80223609, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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