A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Fernley in Nevada. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 07:13:55 / June 30, 2017 @ 7:13 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00594103. Id of event: nn00594103. The temblor was picked up at 23:13:55 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 15 km, -119.4551° West, 39.5531° North.
Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville, Truckee, Johnson Lane (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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