A minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) strikes 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Gerlach-Empire in Nevada on Wednesday. The 3.68-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:02:36 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.1456 West, latitude 40.1578 North, depth = 9 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00506286. Unique identifier: nn00506286. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/15 / 2015-08-12 22:02:36 / August 12, 2015 @ 10:02 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Silver Springs (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sparks, Lemmon Valley, Silver Springs (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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