A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Bunkerville in Nevada. Id of earthquake: us20005g1c. Event ids that are associated: us20005g1c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.007 West, latitude 36.5336 North, depth = 4.61 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.61 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 07:42:28 / April 7, 2016 @ 7:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:42:28 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ivins, Saint George, Santa Clara.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km SSE of Bunkerville, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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