A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Truckee in California. Exact location, longitude -120.1735° West, latitude 39.253° North, depth = 0 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/17 / 2017-05-02 21:12:55 / May 2, 2017 @ 9:12 pm. Id of earthquake: nc72796075. Event ids that are associated: nc72796075. The temblor was detected at 13:12:55 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (27 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alta Sierra, Grass Valley, Pollock Pines. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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