A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Spanish Springs in Nevada on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 20:00:03 / September 13, 2016 @ 8:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.2 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:00:03 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.6366° West, latitude 40.1215° North, depth = 11.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00559946. Unique identifier: nn00559946.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reno, Sparks, Fernley. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop).
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. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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