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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Wright in Wyoming



Earthquake location 43.6962S, -105.3847WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Wright in Wyoming on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 20:40:50 / July 24, 2017 @ 8:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:40:50 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -105.3847 West, latitude 43.6962 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: us2000a0ig. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0ig.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gillette. Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Gillette (c. 29 100 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 8 km SE of Wright, Wyoming.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -105.3847° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.6962° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SE of Wright, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-24 20:40:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-22 19:58:59 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 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.26 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 189 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.063 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us2000a0ig Id of event.
Event Code 2000a0ig An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a0ig, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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