A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 17 km NW of Gerlach-Empire, Nevada (11 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -119.5468 West, latitude 40.6749 North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:31:24 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 20:31:24 / April 24, 2016 @ 8:31 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00541688. Unique identifier: nn00541688.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 17 km NW of Gerlach-Empire, Nevada.
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