Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Ainsworth in Nebraska

Earthquake location 42.7171S, -99.9626WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 20 km NNW of Ainsworth, Nebraska (12 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:05:57 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/12/19 / 2019-12-12 03:05:57 / December 12, 2019 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006qef. Id of event: us60006qef. Exact location of event, longitude -99.9626 West, latitude 42.7171 North, depth = 13.34 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.34 km (8 miles).

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 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

Did you feel the quake?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 20 km NNW of Ainsworth, Nebraska.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.9626° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.7171° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NNW of Ainsworth, Nebraska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-12 03:05:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-12 03:53:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.261 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60006qef Id of event.
Event Code 60006qef An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006qef, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply