A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Reno in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.7858 West, latitude 39.4358 North, depth = 11.8 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:45:48 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.8 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: nn00523685. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00523685. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/15 / 2015-12-23 06:45:48 / December 23, 2015 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gardnerville Ranchos, South Lake Tahoe, Gardnerville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 11 km (7 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SSE of Reno, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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