A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 37 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada (23 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 22:19:52 / February 17, 2016 @ 10:19 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -117.545 West, latitude 37.48 North, depth = 9.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:19:52 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00531954. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00531954.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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