A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 49 km S of Owyhee, Nevada (30 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/17 / 2017-02-14 04:40:29 / February 14, 2017 @ 4:40 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:40:29 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00578292. Event ids that are associated: nn00578292. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.1646 West, latitude 41.501 North, depth = 2.9 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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