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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.8816667S, -112.5366667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact location, longitude -112.5366667° West, latitude 46.8816667° North, depth = 11.31 km. The temblor was detected at 03:04:07 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: mb80223974. Event ids that are associated: mb80223974. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 10:04:07 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:04 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.31 km (7 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 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/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter 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).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 13 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5366667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8816667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.31 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 10:04:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 13:23:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 133 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.191 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 107 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 mb80223974 Id of event.
Event Code 80223974 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80223974, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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