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Minor earthquake, 2.82 mag was detected near Churchill in Montana

Earthquake location 45.7705S, -111.2621667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Churchill in Montana. Exact location of event, longitude -111.2621667 West, latitude 45.7705 North, depth = 8.58 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.58 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:20:19 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80469359. Id of event: mb80469359. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/10/20 / 2020-10-14 03:20:19 / October 14, 2020 @ 3:20 am.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Livingston, Bozeman, Belgrade. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Bozeman (c. 37 300 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Belgrade (c. 7 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Livingston (c. 7 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km ENE of Churchill, Montana. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.2621667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.7705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km ENE of Churchill, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-14 03:20:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-14 14:31:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 123 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 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.143 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 mb80469359 Id of event.
Event Code 80469359 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80469359, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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