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Minor earthquake 3.18 mag, 15 km N of West Yellowstone, Montana



Earthquake location 44.8036652S, -111.0930023WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was reported 15 km N of West Yellowstone, Montana (9 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60227292. Id of event: uu60227292. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles). The 3.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:00:48 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -111.0930023 West, latitude 44.8036652 North, depth = 10.2 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 03:00:48 / August 21, 2017 @ 3:00 am.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 15 km N of West Yellowstone, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.0930023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.8036652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km N 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 2017-08-21 03:00:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-21 03:06:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 156 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01219 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 uu60227292 Id of event.
Event Code 60227292 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60227292, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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