A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Caliente in Nevada on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 04:17:48 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -114.3588 West, latitude 37.432 North, depth = 20.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 12:17:48 / June 17, 2017 @ 12:17 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00592649, us20009n9m. Unique identifier: nn00592649.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint George, Mesquite, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 26 km SE of Caliente, Nevada.
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