A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Carlin in Nevada on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -116.0704° West, latitude 40.6765° North, depth = 15 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:11:09 / 5:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 12:11:09 / November 3, 2016 @ 12:11 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00565348. Id of event: nn00565348. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15 km (9 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spring Creek, Elko. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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