A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Moapa Town in Nevada. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -114.6365° West, 37.103° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 12:05:57 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00558765. Id of event: nn00558765. The temblor was detected at 05:05:57 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 60 km (38 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesquite, Moapa Valley (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 46 km N of Moapa Town, Nevada.
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