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Minor earthquake, 3.79 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana

Earthquake location 46.9106667S, -112.5401667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.79 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:11:58 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:11 am. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5401667 West, latitude 46.9106667 North, depth = 9.88 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80223629, us10009763. Id of event: mb80223629. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.88 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.79-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:11:58 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.79 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5401667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.9106667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 07:11:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-12 17:02:23 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 3.35 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 221 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.182 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 mb80223629 Id of event.
Event Code 80223629 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80223629,us10009763, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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