A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 36 km ENE of McGill, Nevada (22 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:42 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 22:55:42 / January 22, 2016 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6 km (4 miles). Event id: nn00528019. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00528019. Exact location, longitude -114.3816° West, latitude 39.5221° North, depth = 6 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 36 km ENE of McGill, Nevada.
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