A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Thermopolis in Wyoming on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:08:25 / 5:08 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 12:08:25 / November 5, 2017 @ 12:08 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80268399, us2000bjjg. Unique identifier: us2000bjjg. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -107.4433° West, 43.519° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Worland (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Worland (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 63 km ESE of Thermopolis, Wyoming.
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