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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 30 km SSE of Bunkerville, Nevada

Earthquake location 36.5081S, -114.021WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bunkerville in Nevada. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:06:24 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005j4n. Event ids that are associated: us20005j4n. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 04:06:24 / April 17, 2016 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -114.021° West, 36.5081° North, depth 5 km.

The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Washington, Ivins, Saint George (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.021° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5081° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 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 04:06:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-17 04:20:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 223 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 0.801 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 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 us20005j4n Id of event.
Event Code 20005j4n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005j4n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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