A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Truckee in California. Id of earthquake: nc72822151. Event ids that are associated: nc72822151, nn00593703. Exact location of event, depth -1.25 km, -120.3274994° West, 39.4734993° North. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:35:47 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -1.25 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 10:35:47 / June 27, 2017 @ 10:35 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gardnerville, Alta Sierra, Johnson Lane (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 20 km NW of Truckee, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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