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Light earthquake, 4.48 mag strikes near West Yellowstone in Montana



Earthquake location 44.7746658S, -111.0456696WA light earthquake magnitude 4.48 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:48:46 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.0456696° West, latitude 44.7746658° North, depth = 9.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: uu60203137. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60203137. Global time and date of event 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 00:48:46 / June 16, 2017 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 13 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.0456696° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7746658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-16 00:48:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-16 00:56:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.09 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 310 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 uu60203137 Id of event.
Event Code 60203137 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60203137, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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