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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Mina in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.19S, -117.7512WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 38 km SE of Mina, Nevada (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 20:40:21 / December 6, 2020 @ 8:40 pm. Unique identifier: nn00790301. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00790301. Exact location of event, depth 13.4 km, -117.7512° West, 38.19° North. The temblor was reported at 20:40:21 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 SE of Mina, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.7512° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.19° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38 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 2020-12-06 20:40:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-06 20:59:36 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 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 138 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.123 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74.38 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 nn00790301 Id of event.
Event Code 00790301 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00790301, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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