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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Lincoln in Montana



Earthquake location 46.886S, -112.5818WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Lincoln in Montana. Id of earthquake: us2000e1ga. Event ids that are associated: mb80290219, us2000e1ga. The temblor was detected at 04:11:14 / 4:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.84 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 11:11:14 / April 17, 2018 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.5818 West, latitude 46.886 North, depth = 15.84 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Helena (c. 28 200 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Helena Valley Southeast (c. 8 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Helena Valley West Central (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter 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).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SE of Lincoln, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5818° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.886° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km 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 2018-04-17 11:11:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-17 15:45:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 31 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.48 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 235 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 0.217 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000e1ga Id of event.
Event Code 2000e1ga An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80290219,us2000e1ga, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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