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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Caliente in Nevada

Earthquake location 37.432S, -114.3588WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Caliente in Nevada on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 04:17:48 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -114.3588 West, latitude 37.432 North, depth = 20.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 12:17:48 / June 17, 2017 @ 12:17 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00592649, us20009n9m. Unique identifier: nn00592649.

Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint George, Mesquite, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 26 km SE of Caliente, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.3588° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.432° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km SE of Caliente, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-17 12:17:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-17 12:33:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.08 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 168 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.382 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 64.99 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 nn00592649 Id of event.
Event Code 00592649 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00592649,us20009n9m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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