A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km SE of Wright, Wyoming (18 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.2 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000cksm. Event ids that are associated: us2000cksm. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:39 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/01/18 / 2018-01-04 20:14:39 / January 4, 2018 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -105.231° West, 43.5493° North, depth 16.2 km.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 29 km SE of Wright, Wyoming.
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