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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 27 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada

Earthquake location 37.5162S, -117.4388WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada (17 miles). Event id: nn00756704. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00756704. Global time and date of event 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 12:58:11 / July 4, 2020 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:58:11 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.4388° West, 37.5162° North, depth 14.4 km.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.4388° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5162° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 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 2020-07-04 12:58:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-04 13:07:36 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 2.92 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 168 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 45 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.272 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51.78 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 nn00756704 Id of event.
Event Code 00756704 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00756704, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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