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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near Bunkerville in Nevada

Earthquake location 36.4717S, -113.9735WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bunkerville in Nevada. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nn00540782. Event ids that are associated: us20005j4n, nn00540782. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:06:23 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -113.9735° West, latitude 36.4717° North, depth = 4.8 km. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 04:06:23 / April 17, 2016 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Washington, Ivins, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km SSE of Bunkerville, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.9735° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4717° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km 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 2016-04-17 04:06:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-17 05:21:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.89 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 215 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 ,us,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.679 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2061 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138.21 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 nn00540782 Id of event.
Event Code 00540782 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005j4n,nn00540782, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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