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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Yerington in Nevada

Earthquake location 39.0393S, -118.9005WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Yerington in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, -118.9005° West, 39.0393° North, depth 11.8 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/04/19 / 2019-04-01 14:43:27 / April 1, 2019 @ 2:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:43:27 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: nn00681228. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00681228.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Indian Hills, Carson City, Gardnerville Ranchos. Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km ENE of Yerington, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.0393° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km ENE of Yerington, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-01 14:43:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-01 14:47:40 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 3.493 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 199 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 49 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.501 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87.62 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 nn00681228 Id of event.
Event Code 00681228 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00681228, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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