A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bunkerville in Nevada. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.8 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nn00540782. Event ids that are associated: us20005j4n, nn00540782. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:06:23 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -113.9735° West, latitude 36.4717° North, depth = 4.8 km. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 04:06:23 / April 17, 2016 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Washington, Ivins, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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