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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag was detected near Sweeney Ranch in Wyoming

Earthquake location 41.5166667S, -108.8108333WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Sweeney Ranch in Wyoming. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.01 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 18:37:50 / December 5, 2020 @ 6:37 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:37:50 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uu60420837. Event ids that are associated: uu60420837. Exact location of event, longitude -108.8108333 West, latitude 41.5166667 North, depth = 11.01 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Green River, Rock Springs (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Rock Springs (c. 23 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Green River (c. 12 500 pop).

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 17 km ENE of Sweeney Ranch, Wyoming.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.8108333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.5166667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17 km ENE of Sweeney Ranch, Wyoming Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-05 18:37:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-07 17:45:22 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 153 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.53 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 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 uu60420837 Id of event.
Event Code 60420837 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60420837, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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