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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag has occurred near West Yellowstone in Montana



Earthquake location 44.7885017S, -111.0534973WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 14 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana (9 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.81 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60225957. Id of event: uu60225957. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.0534973 West, latitude 44.7885017 North, depth = 10.81 km. Global time and date of event 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 02:03:00 / August 15, 2017 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:03:00 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km NNE of West Yellowstone, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.0534973° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7885017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2017-08-15 02:03:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-15 02:09:56 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 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 133 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 0.03851 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 uu60225957 Id of event.
Event Code 60225957 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60225957, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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