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Light earthquake, 4.98 mag strikes near Lima in Montana

Earthquake location 44.701S, -112.4843333WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.98 (ml/mb) was reported 11 km NE of Lima, Montana (7 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 11:08:46 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.32 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 18:08:46 / April 9, 2019 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: mb80339819. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80339819. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -112.4843333 West, latitude 44.701 North, depth = 10.32 km.

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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. 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: 11 km NE of Lima, Montana.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.4843333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.701° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km 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 18:08:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-09 18:38:31 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 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 384 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 35 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 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 mb80339819 Id of event.
Event Code 80339819 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80339819, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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