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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.8976S, -112.5302WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bjtp. Unique identifier: us2000bjtp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.79 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/17 / 2017-11-07 14:08:18 / November 7, 2017 @ 2:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5302 West, latitude 46.8976 North, depth = 10.79 km. The temblor was reported at 07:08:18 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5302° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.8976° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE 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 2017-11-07 14:08:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-07 14:38:13 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 178 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 0.103 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us2000bjtp Id of event.
Event Code 2000bjtp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bjtp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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