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Minor earthquake 2.88 mag, 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana



Earthquake location 46.8766667S, -112.5443333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80224074. Id of event: mb80224074. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 10:54:10 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, -112.5443333° West, 46.8766667° North, depth 10.58 km. The 2.88-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:10 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.58 km (7 miles).

Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5443333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8766667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.58 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 10:54:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 12:58:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 130 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.195 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 mb80224074 Id of event.
Event Code 80224074 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80224074, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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