A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Cold Springs in Nevada. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/15 / 2015-07-18 16:39:34 / July 18, 2015 @ 4:39 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00502472. Unique identifier: nn00502472. Exact location of event, longitude -119.9696 West, latitude 40.0674 North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 09:39:34 / 9:39 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Susanville, Sparks, Reno (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km N of Cold Springs, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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