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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Yerington in Nevada

Earthquake location 39.1823S, -119.0245WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Yerington in Nevada. Exact location of event, longitude -119.0245 West, latitude 39.1823 North, depth = 1.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 12:16:59 / May 16, 2020 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726373. Unique identifier: nn00726373. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:16:59 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Incline Village, Sun Valley, Spanish Springs. Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 24 km NNE of Yerington, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.0245° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NNE of Yerington, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-16 12:16:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-16 12:21:47 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 3.09 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 168 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.745 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 295.33 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 nn00726373 Id of event.
Event Code 00726373 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00726373, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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