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Minor earthquake, 3.31 mag strikes near Granger in Wyoming

Earthquake location 41.703S, -109.918WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Granger in Wyoming. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.918 West, latitude 41.703 North, depth = -3.34 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -3.34 km (-2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60407197. Id of event: uu60407197. The temblor was detected at 11:46:13 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 11:46:13 / August 27, 2020 @ 11:46 am.

Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Rock Springs (c. 23 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Green River (c. 12 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rock Springs, Green River.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 12 km NNE of Granger, Wyoming.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.918° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.703° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -3.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km NNE of Granger, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-27 11:46:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-27 13:17:49 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 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 169 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 0 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06191 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 uu60407197 Id of event.
Event Code 60407197 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60407197, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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