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Light earthquake 4.07 mag, 5 km NNW of Dollar Point, CA

Earthquake location 39.2316666S, -120.1125031WA light earthquake magnitude 4.07 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Dollar Point in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -120.1125031° West, 39.2316666° North, depth 0.73 km. Event id: nc73078235. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73078235, nn00654041. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:08:09 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.73 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 22:08:09 / August 30, 2018 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Auburn, North Auburn, Diamond Springs (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km NNW of Dollar Point, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1125031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2316666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNW of Dollar Point, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-30 22:08:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-30 22:22:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 94 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.57 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 291 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,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 0.2011 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 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 nc73078235 Id of event.
Event Code 73078235 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73078235,nn00654041, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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