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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.8998S, -112.4928WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Event id: us100097bs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097bs. The temblor was detected at 08:27:57 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 15:27:57 / July 6, 2017 @ 3:27 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -112.4928° West, 46.8998° North, depth 26.19 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.19 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Event epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 15 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.4928° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8998° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km 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 15:27:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 16:02:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 23 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.63 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 220 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 0.492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 us100097bs Id of event.
Event Code 100097bs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100097bs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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