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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 59 km SE of West Yellowstone, Montana

Earthquake location 44.3223333S, -110.5208333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km SE of West Yellowstone, Montana (37 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 12:09:31 / September 10, 2020 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.54 km (0 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:09:31 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uu60410372. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60410372. Exact location of event, longitude -110.5208333 West, latitude 44.3223333 North, depth = 0.54 km.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km SE of West Yellowstone, Montana.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.5208333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.3223333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59 km SE 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 2020-09-10 12:09:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-10 20:52:41 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 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60410372 Id of event.
Event Code 60410372 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60410372, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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