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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Buffalo Gap in South Dakota

Earthquake location 43.5319S, -103.2417WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Buffalo Gap in South Dakota. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000mssj. Unique identifier: us7000mssj. The temblor was reported at 09:19:44 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/06/24 / 2024-06-16 09:19:44 / June 16, 2024 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.991 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.991 km, -103.2417° West, 43.5319° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Box Elder, Rapid City, Rapid Valley. Epicenter of the event was 61 km (38 miles) from Rapid City (c. 68 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Rapid Valley (c. 8 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Box Elder (c. 7 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NE of Buffalo Gap, South Dakota. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.2417° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.5319° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.991 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km NE of Buffalo Gap, South Dakota Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-16 09:19:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-17 04:48:52 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.823 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 us7000mssj Id of event.
Event Code 7000mssj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mssj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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