Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Mina in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1657S, -117.8486WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km SE of Mina, Nevada (21 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/20 / 2020-06-17 20:38:45 / June 17, 2020 @ 8:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 20:38:45 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nn00749668. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00749668. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.8486 West, latitude 38.1657 North, depth = 8 km.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

How would you describe the shaking?

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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 33 km SE of Mina, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8486° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1657° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33 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 2020-06-17 20:38:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-17 21:06:35 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 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1403 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47.55 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 nn00749668 Id of event.
Event Code 00749668 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00749668, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply