A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Saratoga in Wyoming on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 17:36:39 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/20 / 2020-02-05 00:36:39 / February 5, 2020 @ 12:36 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007isk. Event ids that are associated: us70007isk. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -107.137 West, latitude 41.3805 North, depth = 5 km.
The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Rawlins (c. 9 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rawlins (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 28 km WSW of Saratoga, Wyoming. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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