A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 11 km NW of Gerlach-Empire, Nevada (7 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -119.4745 West, latitude 40.6568 North, depth = 7.4 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/16 / 2016-05-15 16:10:46 / May 15, 2016 @ 4:10 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:10:46 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00544201. Unique identifier: nn00544201.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NW of Gerlach-Empire, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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