A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Thermopolis in Wyoming. Event id: us6000c9su. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: mb80471134, us6000c9su. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:27:12 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -108.3408 West, latitude 43.5993 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:27:12 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Riverton, Worland. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Riverton (c. 10 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Worland (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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