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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Beatty in Nevada



Earthquake location 37.0955S, -117.0677WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 km NW of Beatty, Nevada (21 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.5 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00592046. Unique identifier: nn00592046. Exact location of event, longitude -117.0677 West, latitude 37.0955 North, depth = 12.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 14:28:43 / June 12, 2017 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:28:43 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km NW of Beatty, Nevada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.0677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0955° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km NW of Beatty, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-12 14:28:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-12 14:35:26 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 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.15 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 72.44 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 nn00592046 Id of event.
Event Code 00592046 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00592046, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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