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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Tonopah in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1868S, -117.7402WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.7402° West, latitude 38.1868° North, depth = 6.5 km. Id of earthquake: nn00729653. Event ids that are associated: nn00729653. The temblor was picked up at 12:19:14 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/20 / 2020-05-20 20:19:14 / May 20, 2020 @ 8:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days three hundred and one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7402° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1868° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km 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 2020-05-20 20:19:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-20 20:23:31 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 3.2 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 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.119 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 49.1 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 nn00729653 Id of event.
Event Code 00729653 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00729653, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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