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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 14 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana



Earthquake location 46.8405S, -112.5844WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us100097hq. Event ids that are associated: us100097hq. Exact location of event, depth 11.07 km, -112.5844° West, 46.8405° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:24:14 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.07 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 22:24:14 / July 6, 2017 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT.

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). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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 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: 14 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5844° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8405° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSE 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 22:24:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 22:35:42 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 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.23 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 222 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 0.197 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us100097hq Id of event.
Event Code 100097hq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100097hq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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