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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag strikes near Truckee in CA

Earthquake location 39.3938332S, -120.4648361WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Truckee in CA on Thursday. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:51:46 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.16 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73193846. Unique identifier: nc73193846. Exact location of earthquake, -120.4648361° West, 39.3938332° North, depth 19.16 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/06/19 / 2019-06-07 03:51:46 / June 7, 2019 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dayton, Auburn, Johnson Lane (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 25 km WNW of Truckee, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.4648361° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.3938332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km WNW of Truckee, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-07 03:51:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-07 03:53:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 126 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6794 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 214 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc73193846 Id of event.
Event Code 73193846 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73193846, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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