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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near Mina in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1853S, -117.7762WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 36 km SE of Mina, Nevada (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:10:05 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.6 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -117.7762 West, latitude 38.1853 North, depth = 14.6 km. Global time and date of event 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 10:10:05 / November 20, 2020 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nn00785349. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqqx, nn00785349.

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 36 km SE of Mina, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7762° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1853° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 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 2020-11-20 10:10:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-20 10:39:27 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 4.11 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 234 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 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.034 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56.82 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 nn00785349 Id of event.
Event Code 00785349 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cqqx,nn00785349, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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