A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 km W of Ely, Nevada (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/17 / 2017-03-08 18:46:50 / March 8, 2017 @ 6:46 pm. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -115.0521° West, 39.2594° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:46:50 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00581341. Event ids that are associated: nn00581341.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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