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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Lima in Montana

Earthquake location 44.6758S, -112.5274WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 6 km NE of Lima, Montana (4 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.11 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5274 West, latitude 44.6758 North, depth = 10.11 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:08:45 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80339819, us600032fs. Unique identifier: us600032fs. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 18:08:45 / April 9, 2019 @ 6:08 pm.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 6 km NE of Lima, Montana.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.5274° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.6758° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NE of Lima, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-09 18:08:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-09 18:45:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.576 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 300 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 0.125 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 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 us600032fs Id of event.
Event Code 600032fs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80339819,us600032fs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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