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Minor earthquake, 3.18 mag has occurred near Truckee in California

Earthquake location 39.4663315S, -120.3366699WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Truckee in California. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72822191, nn00593711. Id of event: nc72822191. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:14:11 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.46 km (-1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 12:14:11 / June 27, 2017 @ 12:14 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.3366699 West, latitude 39.4663315 North, depth = -1.46 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville, Alta Sierra, Johnson Lane. Epicenter of the event 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). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 21 km NNW of Truckee, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3366699° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4663315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NNW 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 12:14:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 12:17:55 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 156 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 0.1152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 nc72822191 Id of event.
Event Code 72822191 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72822191,nn00593711, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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