A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Fallon in Nevada on Wednesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:39:36 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 08:39:36 / December 28, 2016 @ 8:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570718. Id of event: nn00570718. Exact location of event, longitude -118.3595 West, latitude 39.1938 North, depth = 9.9 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silver Springs, Fallon (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Silver Springs (c. 5 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SE of Fallon, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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