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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Wright in Wyoming

Earthquake location 43.5936S, -105.8507WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 35 km WSW of Wright, Wyoming (22 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:52:19 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us2000d4qp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d4qp. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 13:52:19 / February 19, 2018 @ 1:52 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -105.8507° West, 43.5936° North, depth 5 km.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km WSW of Wright, Wyoming. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -105.8507° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.5936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km WSW 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 2018-02-19 13:52:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-05 19:16:33 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 121 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 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us2000d4qp Id of event.
Event Code 2000d4qp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d4qp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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