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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1927S, -117.777WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (30 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 08:03:23 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.3 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 16:03:23 / May 27, 2020 @ 4:03 pm. Event id: nn00736420. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00736420. Exact location, longitude -117.777° West, latitude 38.1927° North, depth = 17.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days three hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.777° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1927° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km 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 2020-05-27 16:03:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-27 16:07:05 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 284 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 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.038 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52.4 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 nn00736420 Id of event.
Event Code 00736420 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00736420, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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