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Minor earthquake, 3.04 mag was detected near Tahoe Vista in CA

Earthquake location 39.2441673S, -120.1158371WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tahoe Vista in CA on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.79 km (-1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 13:54:29 / October 25, 2019 @ 1:54 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:54:29 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73296890. Id of event: nc73296890. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.1158371 West, latitude 39.2441673 North, depth = -1.79 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pollock Pines, Spanish Springs, Gardnerville Ranchos.

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

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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: 6 km W of Tahoe Vista, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.04 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1158371° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2441673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Tahoe Vista, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-25 13:54:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-25 13:58:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 143 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, 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 0.34 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 nc73296890 Id of event.
Event Code 73296890 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73296890, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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