A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Reno in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, -119.8085° West, 39.4179° North, depth 3.5 km. The temblor was reported at 22:46:08 / 10:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/15 / 2015-12-23 06:46:08 / December 23, 2015 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100048zm. Event ids that are associated: us100048zm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fallon, Gardnerville Ranchos, South Lake Tahoe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 12 km (8 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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