A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 72 km WSW of Owyhee, Nevada (45 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 09:10:50 / September 30, 2016 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:10:50 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -116.8652 West, latitude 41.6387 North, depth = 7.3 km. Unique identifier: nn00562044. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00562044.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km WSW of Owyhee, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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