A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos in Nevada. The temblor was reported at 14:45:25 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.6263° West, latitude 38.7955° North, depth = 12.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00591403, nc72811596. Unique identifier: nn00591403. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.8 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 22:45:25 / June 6, 2017 @ 10:45 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pollock Pines, Reno, Sparks (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SE of Gardnerville Ranchos, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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