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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Spring Creek in Nevada



Earthquake location 40.8285S, -115.1914WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Spring Creek in Nevada. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -115.1914° West, 40.8285° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00596843. Unique identifier: nn00596843. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 21:34:07 / July 20, 2017 @ 9:34 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:34:07 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elko, Spring Creek.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km ENE of Spring Creek, Nevada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.1914° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8285° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ENE of Spring Creek, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-20 21:34:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 22:09:27 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 138 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 4 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.05 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 307.29 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 nn00596843 Id of event.
Event Code 00596843 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00596843, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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