A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Green River in Wyoming on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 12:55:39 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -3.41 km (-2 miles). Event id: uu60017559. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60017559. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/19 / 2019-02-22 19:55:39 / February 22, 2019 @ 7:55 pm. Exact location, longitude -109.7301667° West, latitude 41.71° North, depth = -3.41 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 46 km (29 miles) from Rock Springs (c. 23 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Green River (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rock Springs, Green River (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 29 km NW of Green River, Wyoming. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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