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Minor earthquake 3.44 mag, 11 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana



Earthquake location 46.9271667S, -112.5373333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.93 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: mb80224059. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80224059. Exact location of event, depth 13.93 km, -112.5373333° West, 46.9271667° North. The 3.44-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:52 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 10:44:52 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.44 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5373333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.9271667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km ESE 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 10:44:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 13:05:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 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 184 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.175 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 mb80224059 Id of event.
Event Code 80224059 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80224059, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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