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Minor earthquake: M2.91 quake strikes near Gerlach-Empire in Nevada

Earthquake location 40.8502S, -119.9217WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (mg/mb) has striked on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Gerlach-Empire in Nevada. The temblor was reported at 08:45:48 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time of event 2014-11-05 04:45:48 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9217 West, latitude 40.8502 North, depth 0 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.9217° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8502° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km WNW of Gerlach-Empire, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-11-05 04:45:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-11-05 04:48:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 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 130 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nn The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources nn A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.695 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 290.26 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 nn00466240 Id of event.
Event Code 00466240 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS nn00466240 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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