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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag strikes near Truckee in California

Earthquake location 39.4663315S, -120.3349991WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Truckee in California on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.08 km (-1 miles). The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:28 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 09:16:28 / June 27, 2017 @ 9:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, -120.3349991° West, 39.4663315° North, depth -1.08 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72822101, nn00593689. Unique identifier: nc72822101.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville, Alta Sierra, Johnson Lane (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NW of Truckee, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3349991° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4663315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NW of Truckee, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-27 09:16:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 09:29:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 145 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.115 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72822101 Id of event.
Event Code 72822101 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72822101,nn00593689, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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