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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Fernley in Nevada

Earthquake location 39.5873S, -119.0655WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Fernley in Nevada. Exact location of event, longitude -119.0655 West, latitude 39.5873 North, depth = 10.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:31:19 / 10:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 06:31:19 / March 25, 2020 @ 6:31 am. Unique identifier: nn00720284. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00720284. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles).

Event epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cold Springs, Carson City, Lemmon Valley (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km E of Fernley, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0655° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.5873° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km E of Fernley, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-25 06:31:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-25 06:40:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.73 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 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.274 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 169.41 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 nn00720284 Id of event.
Event Code 00720284 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00720284, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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