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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Gabbs in Nevada



Earthquake location 39.0225S, -118.1662WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Gabbs in Nevada. Event id: nn00612306. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00612306. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.1662 West, latitude 39.0225 North, depth = 14.4 km. The temblor was detected at 16:09:08 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 00:09:08 / November 13, 2017 @ 12:09 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fallon (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 27 km NW of Gabbs, Nevada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.1662° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0225° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km NW of Gabbs, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-13 00:09:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-13 00:13:55 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 121 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 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.045 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 81.41 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 nn00612306 Id of event.
Event Code 00612306 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00612306, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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