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Minor earthquake: M3.19 quake has struck near Thermopolis in Wyoming



Earthquake location 43.509S, -107.4111667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Thermopolis in Wyoming. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/17 / 2017-10-31 18:24:07 / October 31, 2017 @ 6:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80267569. Id of event: mb80267569. The temblor was reported at 11:24:07 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -107.4111667 West, latitude 43.509 North, depth = 5 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Worland (c. 5 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Worland (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km ESE of Thermopolis, Wyoming. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -107.4111667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.509° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km ESE of Thermopolis, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-31 18:24:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-06 22:08:31 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 157 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.738 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 112 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 mb80267569 Id of event.
Event Code 80267569 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80267569, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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