A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Old Faithful Geyser in Wyoming on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 12:32:52 / December 15, 2019 @ 12:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.91 km (10 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:32:52 / 5:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.1338° West, latitude 44.3973° North, depth = 15.91 km. Id of earthquake: us60006rs5. Event ids that are associated: uu60353847, us60006rs5.
Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Rexburg (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rexburg (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 25 km WSW of Old Faithful Geyser, Wyoming.
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