A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Beaver Dam in Arizona. Global time and date of event 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 20:58:23 / February 19, 2017 @ 8:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00579170. Unique identifier: nn00579170. The temblor was reported at 12:58:23 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -114.0828° West, latitude 37.0562° North, depth = 0.1 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hurricane, Moapa Valley, Washington. Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop). 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 21 km NW of Beaver Dam, Arizona.
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