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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.815S, -112.571WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 04:39:27 / November 10, 2017 @ 4:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 8.2 km, -112.571° West, 46.815° North. Id of earthquake: us2000blaf. Event ids that are associated: mb80268949, us2000blaf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:27 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Helena Valley Southeast, Helena, Helena Valley West Central. Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop).

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

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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: 17 km SSE of Lincoln, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.571° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.815° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km SSE 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 2017-11-30 01:15:24 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 2.2 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 130 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 0.152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000blaf Id of event.
Event Code 2000blaf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80268949,us2000blaf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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