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Light earthquake, 4.12 mag was detected near Truckee in California

Earthquake location 39.4679985S, -120.3323364WA light earthquake magnitude 4.12 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Truckee in California on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 09:09:21 / June 27, 2017 @ 9:09 am. The temblor was reported at 01:09:21 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.53 km (-1 miles). Exact location, longitude -120.3323364° West, latitude 39.4679985° North, depth = -1.53 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72822096. Unique identifier: nc72822096. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Placerville, Auburn, North Auburn (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NW of Truckee, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.3323364° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.4679985° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NW of Truckee, California Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-27 09:09:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 09:14:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 27 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 272 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1165 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 nc72822096 Id of event.
Event Code 72822096 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72822096, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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