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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 72 km WSW of Owyhee, Nevada



Earthquake location 41.6387S, -116.8652WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km WSW of Owyhee, Nevada (45 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 09:10:50 / September 30, 2016 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:10:50 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.8652 West, latitude 41.6387 North, depth = 7.3 km. Unique identifier: nn00562044. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00562044.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km WSW of Owyhee, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8652° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.6387° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km WSW of Owyhee, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-30 09:10:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-30 09:15:33 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 automatic 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 129 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.474 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 212.41 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 nn00562044 Id of event.
Event Code 00562044 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00562044, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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