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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Yellowstone National Park, Montana



Earthquake location 44.7944984S, -111.0811691WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported Yellowstone National Park, Montana (0 miles) on Saturday. Event id: uu60221967. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60221967. The temblor was detected at 11:17:11 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 11:17:11 / August 5, 2017 @ 11:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -111.0811691° West, 44.7944984° North, depth 10.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.23 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: Yellowstone National Park, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.0811691° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7944984° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Yellowstone National Park, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-05 11:17:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-05 11:22:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 168 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01811 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 uu60221967 Id of event.
Event Code 60221967 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60221967, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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