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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Spanish Springs in Nevada

Earthquake location 40.1215S, -119.6366WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Spanish Springs in Nevada on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 20:00:03 / September 13, 2016 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.2 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:00:03 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.6366° West, latitude 40.1215° North, depth = 11.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00559946. Unique identifier: nn00559946.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reno, Sparks, Fernley. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 52 km N of Spanish Springs, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6366° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.1215° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km N of Spanish Springs, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-13 20:00:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-13 20:10:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 148 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.229 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1928 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111.98 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 nn00559946 Id of event.
Event Code 00559946 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00559946, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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