A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Reno in Nevada. Exact location, longitude -119.7844° West, latitude 39.4308° North, depth = 9.7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00526746. Id of event: nn00526746. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/15 / 2015-12-23 06:45:49 / December 23, 2015 @ 6:45 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:45:49 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville Ranchos, South Lake Tahoe, Gardnerville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 30 km (18 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), 18 km (11 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventeen 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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