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Minor earthquake, 3.05 mag strikes near Green River in Wyoming



Earthquake location 41.7101667S, -109.8673333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Green River in Wyoming. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/15 / 2015-11-09 02:55:09 / November 9, 2015 @ 2:55 am. Event id: uu60129317. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60129317. Exact location, longitude -109.8673333° West, latitude 41.7101667° North, depth = -2.95 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -2.95 km (-2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:55:09 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Rock Springs (c. 23 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Green River (c. 12 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rock Springs, Green River (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km WNW of Green River, Wyoming. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.05 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.8673333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.7101667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km WNW of Green River, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-09 02:55:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-09 03:14:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 143 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 uu60129317 Id of event.
Event Code 60129317 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60129317, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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