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Minor earthquake: M2.92 quake has struck near Truckee in California



Earthquake location 39.4679985S, -120.3349991WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Truckee in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.29 km (-1 miles). The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:04:48 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth -1.29 km, -120.3349991° West, 39.4679985° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72822081. Id of event: nc72822081. Global time and date of event 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 09:04:48 / June 27, 2017 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville, Alta Sierra, Johnson Lane. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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.

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km NW of Truckee, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3349991° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4679985° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.29 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 09:04:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 09:13:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 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 136 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, 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 0.1167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.05 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 md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72822081 Id of event.
Event Code 72822081 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72822081, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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