A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Spring Creek in Nevada. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -115.1914° West, 40.8285° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00596843. Unique identifier: nn00596843. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 21:34:07 / July 20, 2017 @ 9:34 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:34:07 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elko, Spring Creek.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 35 km ENE of Spring Creek, Nevada.
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