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Earthquake: M 2.51 quake strikes near Reno in Nevada

Earthquake location 39.3973S, -119.8158WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.51 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Reno in Nevada. The temblor was reported at 01:29:11 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5.2541 km (3 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-26 09:29:11 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -119.8158 West, latitude 39.3973 North, depth 5.2541 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville Ranchos, Fernley, South Lake Tahoe.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.51 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.8158° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.2541 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km S of Reno, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-26 21:29:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-26 22:11:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 98 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.0891 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51.96 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 nn00479239 Id of event.
Event Code 00479239 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS nn00479239 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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