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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Austin in Nevada



Earthquake location 39.3105S, -117.3032WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 km SW of Austin, Nevada (17 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.6 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: nn00583427. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00583427. The temblor was reported at 02:19:31 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 10:19:31 / March 28, 2017 @ 10:19 am. Exact location of event, longitude -117.3032 West, latitude 39.3105 North, depth = 7.6 km.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SW of Austin, 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 -117.3032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SW of Austin, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-28 10:19:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-28 10:23:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 121 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.495 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 75.05 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 nn00583427 Id of event.
Event Code 00583427 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00583427, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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