A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Pahrump in Nevada on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 01:27:04 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 09:27:04 / July 17, 2017 @ 9:27 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: nn00596256. Event ids that are associated: nn00596256. Exact location of event, longitude -115.8987 West, latitude 36.7262 North, depth = 11.7 km.
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Las Vegas (c. 583 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from North Las Vegas (c. 217 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Spring Valley (c. 178 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pahrump (c. 36 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Summerlin South (c. 24 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Spring Valley (min 5000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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