A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Gillette in Wyoming on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -106.0371667 West, latitude 44.156 North, depth = 6.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.25 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:39:49 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 05:39:49 / September 27, 2016 @ 5:39 am. Unique identifier: mb80176294. Ids that are associated to the event: mb80176294.
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Gillette (c. 29 100 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gillette.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km WSW of Gillette, Wyoming. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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