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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Spring Creek in Nevada

Earthquake location 40.4187S, -115.323WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Spring Creek in Nevada. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 23:35:56 / October 1, 2019 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -115.323° West, 40.4187° North, depth 22.4 km. The temblor was reported at 15:35:56 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00705995. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00705995. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.4 km (14 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elko, Spring Creek.

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km SSE of Spring Creek, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.323° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4187° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km SSE of Spring Creek, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-01 23:35:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-01 23:40:18 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 148 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.956 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198.98 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 nn00705995 Id of event.
Event Code 00705995 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00705995, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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