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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana

Earthquake location 46.8793S, -112.5646WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.55 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5646 West, latitude 46.8793 North, depth = 10.55 km. Unique identifier: us2000alyy. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80255179, us2000alyy. The temblor was picked up at 15:53:26 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 22:53:26 / September 13, 2017 @ 10:53 pm.

Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 12 km SE of Lincoln, Montana.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8793° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.55 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 2017-09-13 22:53:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-13 23:15:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 158 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 0.057 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us2000alyy Id of event.
Event Code 2000alyy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80255179,us2000alyy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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