A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Carlin in Nevada on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.0912 West, latitude 40.5205 North, depth = 14.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:28:34 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 06:28:34 / July 18, 2016 @ 6:28 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00552242. Id of event: nn00552242.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 21 km S of Carlin, Nevada.
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