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Minor earthquake: M2.85 quake strikes near Sunnyside-Tahoe City in California

Earthquake location 39.1865005S, -120.454834WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Sunnyside-Tahoe City in California. The temblor was reported at 04:22:44 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 0.6 km (0 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-29 12:22:44 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -120.454834 West, latitude 39.1865005 North, depth 0.6 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loomis, Dayton, Sun Valley.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.454834° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1865005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km W of Sunnyside-Tahoe City, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-12-29 12:22:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-29 12:27:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 125 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ncnn A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2694 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 nc72372136 Id of event.
Event Code 72372136 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS nc72372136nn00474169 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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