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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Fernley in Nevada

Earthquake location 39.5177S, -119.202WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Fernley in Nevada on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.2 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nn00596359. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00596359. Exact location of event, depth 28.2 km, -119.202° West, 39.5177° North. The temblor was detected at 16:34:44 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 00:34:44 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville Ranchos, Gardnerville, Incline Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSE of Fernley, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.202° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5177° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SSE of Fernley, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-18 00:34:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-18 00:39:01 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 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.37 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 199 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.924 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 125.88 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 nn00596359 Id of event.
Event Code 00596359 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00596359, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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