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Minor earthquake: M2.84 quake has struck near Old Faithful Geyser in Wyoming

Earthquake location 44.1273346S, -110.8195038WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Old Faithful Geyser in Wyoming. The temblor was detected at 03:41:08 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uu60154532. Event ids that are associated: uu60154532. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/06/16 / 2016-06-30 09:41:08 / June 30, 2016 @ 9:41 am. Exact location, longitude -110.8195038° West, latitude 44.1273346° North, depth = 2.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.1 km (1 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Jackson (c. 9 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jackson (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km S of Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.8195038° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.1273346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km S of Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-30 09:41:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-30 09:45:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 automatic 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 124 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2504 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237 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 uu60154532 Id of event.
Event Code 60154532 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60154532, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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