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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Mina in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.164S, -117.8404WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 34 km SE of Mina, Nevada (21 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 01:51:38 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.7 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nn00776130. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2d7, nn00776130. Exact location of event, depth 8.7 km, -117.8404° West, 38.164° North. Global time and date of event 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 01:51:38 / September 29, 2020 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 34 km SE of Mina, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.8404° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.164° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34 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 2020-09-29 01:51:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-29 16:15:42 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 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 ,us,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.025 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1221 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50.82 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 nn00776130 Id of event.
Event Code 00776130 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c2d7,nn00776130, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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