A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -116.4395° West, 40.9929° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00533465. Id of event: nn00533465. Global time and date of event 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 18:24:43 / February 28, 2016 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:24:43 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km NW of Carlin, Nevada.
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