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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Carlin in Nevada

Earthquake location 40.4392S, -116.1057WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:07:29 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.1057 West, latitude 40.4392 North, depth = 7.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00613859. Id of event: nn00613859. Global time and date of event 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 21:07:29 / November 29, 2017 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km S of Carlin, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.1057° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4392° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km S 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 2017-11-29 21:07:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-29 21:12:22 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 3.3 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.061 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 211.37 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 nn00613859 Id of event.
Event Code 00613859 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00613859, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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