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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Tonopah in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.2067S, -117.7281WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00733594. Unique identifier: nn00733594. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -117.7281° West, 38.2067° North. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:41:26 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 00:41:26 / May 25, 2020 @ 12:41 am.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days three hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days three hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7281° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2067° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 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 2020-05-25 00:41:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-25 00:44:37 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 reviewed 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3777 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56.22 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 nn00733594 Id of event.
Event Code 00733594 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00733594, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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