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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 22 km SE of Lincoln, Montana

Earthquake location 46.8359S, -112.4492WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 00:31:49 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80223669, us1000976d. Id of event: us1000976d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 07:31:49 / July 6, 2017 @ 7:31 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.66 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.4492 West, latitude 46.8359 North, depth = 10.66 km.

The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.4492° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8359° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km 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 07:31:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-23 06:26:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 45 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.32 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 194 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 ,mb,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 0.12 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us1000976d Id of event.
Event Code 1000976d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80223669,us1000976d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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