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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 57 km W of Tonopah, Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1457S, -117.8757WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (35 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 11:27:25 / May 23, 2020 @ 11:27 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00732078. Id of event: nn00732078. The temblor was reported at 03:27:25 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.8757 West, latitude 38.1457 North, depth = 10.1 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8757° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km W 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 2020-05-23 11:27:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-23 11:30:56 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 129 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 0.004 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 39.83 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 nn00732078 Id of event.
Event Code 00732078 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00732078, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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