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Minor earthquake, 3.37 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana

Earthquake location 46.9583333S, -112.8321667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.47 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -112.8321667° West, 46.9583333° North, depth 12.47 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80229384. Id of event: mb80229384. The temblor was detected at 17:22:59 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 00:22:59 / July 11, 2017 @ 12:22 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 11 km W of Lincoln, Montana.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.37 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.8321667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.9583333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km W 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 2017-07-11 00:22:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-11 03:04:28 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 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 175 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.155 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 mb80229384 Id of event.
Event Code 80229384 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80229384, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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