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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag was detected near Markleeville in CA

Earthquake location 38.7428322S, -119.7146683WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Markleeville in CA. Exact location of event, depth -1.13 km, -119.7146683° West, 38.7428322° North. Id of earthquake: nc73140670. Event ids that are associated: nn00677468, nc73140670. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.13 km (-1 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 04:50:12 / February 11, 2019 @ 4:50 am. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:50:12 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Truckee, Pollock Pines, Incline Village. The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 9 km NE of Markleeville, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.7146683° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7428322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE of Markleeville, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-11 04:50:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-11 04:56:09 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 136 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nn,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3219 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73140670 Id of event.
Event Code 73140670 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00677468,nc73140670, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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