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Minor earthquake 2.95 mag, 5 km NNW of Walker, CA

Earthquake location 38.557498931885S, -119.50983428955WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Walker in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.7800002098083 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/07/24 / 2024-07-11 02:34:02 / July 11, 2024 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.50983428955 West, latitude 38.557498931885 North, depth = 4.7800002098083 km. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:02 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc75033512. Ids that are associated to the event: nc75033512.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dayton, Carson City, Indian Hills (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NNW of Walker, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.50983428955° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.557498931885° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.7800002098083 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5 km NNW of Walker, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-11 02:34:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 02:35:36 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 134 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 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 106 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 nc75033512 Id of event.
Event Code 75033512 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc75033512, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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