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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Big Timber in Montana

Earthquake location 46.1375S, -110.32WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Big Timber in Montana on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80268214. Unique identifier: mb80268214. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 00:18:10 / November 4, 2017 @ 12:18 am. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:18:10 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -110.32° West, 46.1375° North, depth 13.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.88 km (9 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Belgrade, Bozeman, Livingston. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km NW of Big Timber, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.32° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.1375° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km NW of Big Timber, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-04 00:18:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-06 19:25:32 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 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 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 mb80268214 Id of event.
Event Code 80268214 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80268214, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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