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Minor earthquake: M2.88 quake has struck near Old Faithful Geyser in Wyoming



Earthquake location 44.6565018S, -109.965332WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Old Faithful Geyser in Wyoming. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 03:05:28 / March 30, 2017 @ 3:05 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:05:28 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.82 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -109.965332° West, 44.6565018° North, depth 10.82 km. Id of earthquake: uu60190572. Event ids that are associated: uu60190572.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cody. The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Cody (c. 9 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km ENE of Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.965332° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.6565018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km ENE 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 2017-03-30 03:05:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-30 03:08:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 128 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08141 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 182 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 uu60190572 Id of event.
Event Code 60190572 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60190572, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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