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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 57 km N of Pahrump, Nevada

Earthquake location 36.7262S, -115.8987WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Pahrump in Nevada on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 01:27:04 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 09:27:04 / July 17, 2017 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: nn00596256. Event ids that are associated: nn00596256. Exact location of event, longitude -115.8987 West, latitude 36.7262 North, depth = 11.7 km.

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Las Vegas (c. 583 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from North Las Vegas (c. 217 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Spring Valley (c. 178 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pahrump (c. 36 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Summerlin South (c. 24 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Spring Valley (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km N of Pahrump, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8987° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7262° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km N of Pahrump, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-17 09:27:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-17 09:33:10 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 284 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 85 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.176 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 28.34 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 nn00596256 Id of event.
Event Code 00596256 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00596256, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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