A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Old Overton (historical) in Nevada. Global time and date of event 24/05/16 / 2016-05-24 23:14:34 / May 24, 2016 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: nn00545414. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00545414. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:14:34 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.4732 West, latitude 36.4627 North, depth = 6 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Las Vegas (c. 583 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Henderson (c. 257 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Paradise (c. 223 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from North Las Vegas (c. 217 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sunrise Manor (c. 189 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paradise, Whitney, Winchester (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 11 km SSW of Old Overton (historical), Nevada.
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