A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fallon in Nevada. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:24:13 / 9:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.4633 West, latitude 39.3262 North, depth = 7.2 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00564336. Id of event: nn00564336. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 04:24:13 / October 24, 2016 @ 4:24 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.2 km (4 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fernley, Silver Springs, Fallon. Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Silver Springs (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each 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 two and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km ESE of Fallon, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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