A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Truckee in California. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.29 km (-1 miles). The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:04:48 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth -1.29 km, -120.3349991° West, 39.4679985° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72822081. Id of event: nc72822081. Global time and date of event 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 09:04:48 / June 27, 2017 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville, Alta Sierra, Johnson Lane. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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