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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Goldfield in Nevada

Earthquake location 37.2921S, -117.6136WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada (35 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70006p4u. Event ids that are associated: nc73317191, nn00713456, us70006p4u. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 16:46:06 / December 20, 2019 @ 4:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 4.33 km, -117.6136° West, 37.2921° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:06 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.33 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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: 57 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.6136° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.2921° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km SW of Goldfield, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-20 16:46:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-20 17:19:43 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 3.53 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 138 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 ,nc,nn,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 0.064 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us70006p4u Id of event.
Event Code 70006p4u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73317191,nn00713456,us70006p4u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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