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Minor earthquake: M2.92 quake has struck near Thermopolis in Wyoming

Earthquake location 43.6323333S, -108.31WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Thermopolis in Wyoming. The temblor was reported at 02:27:13 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -108.31° West, latitude 43.6323333° North, depth = 4.61 km. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:27:13 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.61 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: mb80471134. Unique identifier: mb80471134.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Riverton, Worland (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Riverton (c. 10 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Worland (c. 5 500 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km W of Thermopolis, Wyoming. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.31° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.6323333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km W of Thermopolis, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-20 02:27:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-20 15:30:34 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 131 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network mb The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,mb, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.258 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 mb80471134 Id of event.
Event Code 80471134 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,mb80471134, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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