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Minor earthquake, 3.16 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.9048333S, -112.5105WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Lincoln in Montana on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10.9 km, -112.5105° West, 46.9048333° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.9 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: mb80268949. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80268949. Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 04:39:27 / November 10, 2017 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:39:27 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km ESE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5105° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.9048333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2017-11-10 04:39:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-10 14:57:57 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 154 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.112 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 mb80268949 Id of event.
Event Code 80268949 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80268949, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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