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Minor earthquake 2.85 mag, 8 km WNW of Lake Davis, CA

Earthquake location 39.9016685S, -120.5619965WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lake Davis in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.94 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -120.5619965 West, latitude 39.9016685 North, depth = -1.94 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:24:27 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 07:24:27 / February 18, 2020 @ 7:24 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73342655. Id of event: nc73342655.

The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cold Springs (c. 8 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reno, Sun Valley, Truckee (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km WNW of Lake Davis, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.5619965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9016685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km WNW of Lake Davis, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-18 07:24:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-18 07:26:04 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 125 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1643 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73342655 Id of event.
Event Code 73342655 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73342655, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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