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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 18 km SSW of Whitehall, Montana

Earthquake location 45.7161S, -112.1663WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Whitehall in Montana on Monday. Global time and date of event 02/07/18 / 2018-07-02 19:03:14 / July 2, 2018 @ 7:03 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000fuw5. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80300149, us2000fuw5. The temblor was reported at 12:03:14 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.1663 West, latitude 45.7161 North, depth = 13.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.24 km (8 miles).

Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Butte (c. 34 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (c. 33 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Anaconda (c. 9 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belgrade, Anaconda, Butte-Silver Bow (Balance) (min 5000 pop).

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 six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 18 km SSW of Whitehall, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.1663° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.7161° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSW of Whitehall, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-02 19:03:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-02 20:26:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 168 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 0.394 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 us2000fuw5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000fuw5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80300149,us2000fuw5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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