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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag was detected near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.8855S, -112.5401667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Id of earthquake: mb80223604. Event ids that are associated: mb80223604. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 06:59:10 / July 6, 2017 @ 6:59 am. The temblor was detected at 23:59:10 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5401667 West, latitude 46.8855 North, depth = 11.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.02 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The 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).

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

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5401667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8855° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.02 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 06:59:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-06 08:05:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.39 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 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 20 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 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 mb80223604 Id of event.
Event Code 80223604 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80223604, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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