A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Fernley in Nevada. Id of earthquake: nn00527268. Event ids that are associated: nn00527268. Global time and date of event 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 14:25:18 / January 17, 2016 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:25:18 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -119.0688 West, latitude 39.597 North, depth = 0 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carson City, Lemmon Valley, Reno (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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