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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near West Yellowstone in Montana

Earthquake location 44.7313347S, -110.8063354WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 24 km ENE of West Yellowstone, Montana (15 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.42 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60391377. Id of event: uu60391377. Exact location of event, depth 7.42 km, -110.8063354° West, 44.7313347° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:39:04 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 10:39:04 / May 29, 2020 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT.

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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 24 km ENE of West Yellowstone, Montana.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.8063354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7313347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24 km ENE of West Yellowstone, Montana Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-29 10:39:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-29 10:42:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 automatic 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 uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 uu60391377 Id of event.
Event Code 60391377 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60391377, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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