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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Markleeville in California

Earthquake location 38.7165S, -119.733WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Markleeville in California on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.2 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 08:11:22 / June 26, 2020 @ 8:11 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:11:22 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.733 West, latitude 38.7165 North, depth = 8.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00753856. Unique identifier: nn00753856.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Incline Village (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pollock Pines, Incline Village, Dayton (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km ENE of Markleeville, California.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.733° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7165° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km ENE of Markleeville, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-26 08:11:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-26 08:14:58 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 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 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.81 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189.91 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 nn00753856 Id of event.
Event Code 00753856 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00753856, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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