A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Fernley in Nevada on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 03:10:02 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.1183° West, latitude 39.6602° North, depth = 17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00512464. Id of event: nn00512464. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/15 / 2015-09-27 10:10:02 / September 27, 2015 @ 10:10 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cold Springs, Dayton, Lemmon Valley (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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