A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 10 km NW of Gerlach-Empire, Nevada (6 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/05/16 / 2016-05-15 23:04:58 / May 15, 2016 @ 11:04 pm. Exact location, longitude -119.4554° West, latitude 40.6509° North, depth = 0 km. Event id: nn00544247. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00544247. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:58 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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