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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 18 km ESE of Carlin, Nevada

Earthquake location 40.6303S, -115.9162WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, -115.9162° West, 40.6303° North, depth 25.5 km. Id of earthquake: nn00711328. Event ids that are associated: nn00711328. The temblor was picked up at 01:10:18 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 09:10:18 / November 22, 2019 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. 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: 18 km ESE of Carlin, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9162° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6303° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km ESE of Carlin, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-22 09:10:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-22 09:14:43 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.456 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172.23 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 nn00711328 Id of event.
Event Code 00711328 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00711328, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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