A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Winnemucca in Nevada on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 05:16:03 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -117.1708° West, latitude 41.126° North, depth = 7.4 km. Unique identifier: nn00558878. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00558878. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 12:16:03 / September 4, 2016 @ 12:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.4 km (5 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winnemucca. Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Winnemucca (c. 7 400 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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