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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag has occurred near Cold Springs in NV

Earthquake location 39.6049995S, -120.0456696WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cold Springs in NV on Saturday. Global time and date of event 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 14:54:46 / March 16, 2019 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:54:46 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.8 km (-1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.0456696° West, 39.6049995° North, depth -1.8 km. Id of earthquake: nc73152811. Event ids that are associated: nc73152811, nn00680078.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was South Lake Tahoe, Silver Springs, Fernley. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km SW of Cold Springs, NV.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0456696° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6049995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SW of Cold Springs, NV Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-16 14:54:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-16 14:56:35 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 125 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 ,nc,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3426 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 nc73152811 Id of event.
Event Code 73152811 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73152811,nn00680078, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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