A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Boulder City in Nevada. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 19:27:10 / January 21, 2016 @ 7:27 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -114.8832 West, latitude 35.967 North, depth = 0 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:27:10 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00527875. Id of event: nn00527875.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moapa Valley, Summerlin South, Spring Valley (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Las Vegas (c. 583 800 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Henderson (c. 257 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Paradise (c. 223 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from North Las Vegas (c. 217 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Sunrise Manor (c. 189 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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