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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 28 km WSW of Carlin, Nevada

Earthquake location 40.5888S, -116.4007WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, -116.4007° West, 40.5888° North, depth 14.8 km. Unique identifier: nn00712189. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00712189, us70006fde. The temblor was picked up at 14:17:40 / 2:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.8 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 22:17:40 / December 2, 2019 @ 10:17 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 28 km WSW of Carlin, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4007° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5888° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WSW 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 2019-12-02 22:17:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-02 23:07:17 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 3.27 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 reviewed 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 168 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.349 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1215 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70.33 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 nn00712189 Id of event.
Event Code 00712189 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00712189,us70006fde, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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