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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 63 km ESE of Thermopolis, Wyoming



Earthquake location 43.519S, -107.4433WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -107.4433° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.519° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km 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 2017-11-05 12:08:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-17 09:33:09 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 129 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 ,mb,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 1.098 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 us2000bjjg Id of event.
Event Code 2000bjjg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80268399,us2000bjjg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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