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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 26 km SE of Mina, Nevada

Earthquake location 38.2247S, -117.8915WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 26 km SE of Mina, Nevada (16 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.5 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8915 West, latitude 38.2247 North, depth = 17.5 km. The temblor was reported at 12:39:06 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00743781. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00743781. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 12:39:06 / May 15, 2020 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and ninety-seven, in the last 10 days four hundred and three, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 26 km SE of Mina, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8915° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2247° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26 km SE of Mina, 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 12:39:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-06 02:59:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 121 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.294 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1068 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 231.22 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 nn00743781 Id of event.
Event Code 00743781 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00743781, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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