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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Tonopah in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1588S, -117.9477WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada (39 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00733773. Event ids that are associated: nn00733773. The temblor was reported at 20:32:20 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9477 West, latitude 38.1588 North, depth = 12.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.6 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 04:32:20 / May 25, 2020 @ 4:32 am.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km W of Tonopah, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.9477° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1588° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km W of Tonopah, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-25 04:32:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-25 04:35:53 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 129 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.036 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45.11 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 nn00733773 Id of event.
Event Code 00733773 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00733773, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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