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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 8 km NE of Incline Village, Nevada

Earthquake location 39.3105S, -119.9072WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Incline Village in Nevada on Saturday. Unique identifier: nn00659830. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00659830. Exact location, longitude -119.9072° West, latitude 39.3105° North, depth = 12.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:11:08 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 20:11:08 / October 6, 2018 @ 8:11 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fernley, Silver Springs, Gardnerville Ranchos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop).

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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km NE of Incline Village, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.9072° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km NE of Incline Village, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-06 20:11:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-06 20:17:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.097 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62.76 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 nn00659830 Id of event.
Event Code 00659830 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00659830, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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