A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km SW of Austin, Nevada (19 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/16 / 2016-04-30 05:55:00 / April 30, 2016 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 22:55:00 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00542359. Unique identifier: nn00542359. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -117.3191° West, 39.2977° North, depth 15 km.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 30 km SW of Austin, Nevada.
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