A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Fernley in Nevada on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.2 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nn00596359. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00596359. Exact location of event, depth 28.2 km, -119.202° West, 39.5177° North. The temblor was detected at 16:34:44 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 00:34:44 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville Ranchos, Gardnerville, Incline Village (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 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 one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SSE of Fernley, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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