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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Carlin in Nevada



Earthquake location 40.8661S, -116.0251WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Carlin in Nevada on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 14:03:53 / September 2, 2017 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 6 km, -116.0251° West, 40.8661° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00603230. Unique identifier: nn00603230. The temblor was picked up at 06:03:53 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km NNE of Carlin, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.0251° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.8661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NNE of Carlin, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-02 14:03:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-02 14:36:03 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 3.12 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 168 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 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.241 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 161.39 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 nn00603230 Id of event.
Event Code 00603230 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00603230, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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