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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Goldfield in Nevada

Earthquake location 37.4752S, -116.701WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km ESE of Goldfield, Nevada (33 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 10:36:53 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00687340. Unique identifier: nn00687340. Exact location, longitude -116.701° West, latitude 37.4752° North, depth = 24.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/06/19 / 2019-06-11 18:36:53 / June 11, 2019 @ 6:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.8 km (15 miles).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km ESE of Goldfield, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.701° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4752° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km ESE of Goldfield, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-11 18:36:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-11 18:48:34 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 129 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.284 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86.49 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 nn00687340 Id of event.
Event Code 00687340 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00687340, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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