A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Kemmerer in Wyoming on Saturday. Global time and date of event 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 23:30:08 / February 20, 2016 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.57 km (0 miles). The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:30:08 / 4:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60140932. Id of event: uu60140932. Exact location of event, depth 0.57 km, -110.5326691° West, 41.8188324° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Evanston. Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Evanston (c. 12 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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