A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Johnson Lane in Nevada. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.6 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: nn00516642. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00516642. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:22:22 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.6225 West, latitude 39.0908 North, depth = 2.6 km. Global time and date of event 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 14:22:22 / October 28, 2015 @ 2:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cold Springs, Fernley, Lemmon Valley (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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