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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Goldfield in Nevada

Earthquake location 37.5137S, -117.4408WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada (17 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 18:43:58 / July 3, 2020 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.3 km (10 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:58 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.4408 West, latitude 37.5137 North, depth = 16.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00756389. Unique identifier: nn00756389.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 28 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4408° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-03 18:43:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-03 18:49:49 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 2.91 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 188 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62.27 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 nn00756389 Id of event.
Event Code 00756389 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00756389, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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