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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 45 km NE of Fallon Station, Nevada

Earthquake location 39.6687S, -118.2927WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Fallon Station in Nevada on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.2927 West, latitude 39.6687 North, depth = 24.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00753019. Id of event: nn00753019. The temblor was picked up at 23:38:15 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.8 km (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 23:38:15 / June 24, 2020 @ 11:38 pm.

The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fallon (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km NE of Fallon Station, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.2927° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.6687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km NE of Fallon Station, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 23:38:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 23:42:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 121 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 0.995 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 250.96 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 nn00753019 Id of event.
Event Code 00753019 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00753019, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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