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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.8793S, -112.5476WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.71 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.5476° West, latitude 46.8793° North, depth = 11.71 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:13:16 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 09:13:16 / July 10, 2017 @ 9:13 am. Id of earthquake: us100098k5. Event ids that are associated: us100098k5.

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

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5476° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8793° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.71 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 2017-07-10 09:13:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-10 16:49:51 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 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 148 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 0.048 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 us100098k5 Id of event.
Event Code 100098k5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100098k5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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