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Minor earthquake, 3.78 mag was detected near Truckee in CA

Earthquake location 39.4715004S, -120.2436676WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Truckee in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.68 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 01:17:16 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:17 am. Exact location, longitude -120.2436676° West, latitude 39.4715004° North, depth = 7.68 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73352615. Unique identifier: nc73352615. The temblor was reported at 17:17:16 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fernley, Pollock Pines, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop).

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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 17 km NNW of Truckee, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.78 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.2436676° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4715004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km NNW of Truckee, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-11 01:17:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-11 01:25:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 34 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.88 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 235 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73352615 Id of event.
Event Code 73352615 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73352615, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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