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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Sandy Valley in Nevada

Earthquake location 35.4718S, -115.6142WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Sandy Valley in Nevada. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.5 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: nn00779508. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00779508. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6142 West, latitude 35.4718 North, depth = 12.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:00:32 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:00 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:00:32 / 9:00 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Valley, Summerlin South, Enterprise. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Spring Valley (c. 178 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Enterprise (c. 108 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Summerlin South (c. 24 100 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km S of Sandy Valley, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6142° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4718° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38 km S of Sandy Valley, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-19 21:00:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-19 21:04:34 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 2.93 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 158 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 0.243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 273.99 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 nn00779508 Id of event.
Event Code 00779508 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00779508, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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