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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Tonopah in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.2058S, -117.7245WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 45 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (28 miles). Global time and date of event 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 19:05:08 / May 15, 2020 @ 7:05 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:05:08 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.7245 West, latitude 38.2058 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: nn00725605. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725605.

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-six, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 45 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7245° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2058° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-15 19:05:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-15 19:09:47 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 3.42 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 234 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.412 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50.31 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 nn00725605 Id of event.
Event Code 00725605 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00725605, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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