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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Mina in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1382S, -118.0696WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 km S of Mina, Nevada (17 miles). Unique identifier: nn00770346. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00770346, us7000be40. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.4 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:30:30 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -118.0696 West, latitude 38.1382 North, depth = 4.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 00:30:30 / August 28, 2020 @ 12:30 am.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km S of Mina, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.0696° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1382° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km S 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 2020-08-28 00:30:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-29 02:37:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 139 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.026 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1994 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51.17 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 nn00770346 Id of event.
Event Code 00770346 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00770346,us7000be40, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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