A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Bunkerville in Nevada. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:06:24 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005j4n. Event ids that are associated: us20005j4n. Global time and date of event 17/04/16 / 2016-04-17 04:06:24 / April 17, 2016 @ 4:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -114.021° West, 36.5081° North, depth 5 km.
The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Washington, Ivins, Saint George (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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