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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Bunkerville in Nevada

Earthquake location 36.5336S, -114.007WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bunkerville in Nevada. Id of earthquake: us20005g1c. Event ids that are associated: us20005g1c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.007 West, latitude 36.5336 North, depth = 4.61 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.61 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 07:42:28 / April 7, 2016 @ 7:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:42:28 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ivins, Saint George, Santa Clara.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SSE of Bunkerville, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.007° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SSE of Bunkerville, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-07 07:42:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-07 07:53:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.776 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us20005g1c Id of event.
Event Code 20005g1c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005g1c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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