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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Lincoln in Montana

Earthquake location 46.8486S, -112.5238WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 08:44:42 / September 25, 2017 @ 8:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.68 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10.68 km, -112.5238° West, 46.8486° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000au7c. Id of event: us2000au7c. The temblor was detected at 01:44:42 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 16 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5238° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8486° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km 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 2017-09-25 08:44:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-25 09:43:35 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 3.1 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 188 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 0.066 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 us2000au7c Id of event.
Event Code 2000au7c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000au7c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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