A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00600800. Unique identifier: nn00600800. Exact location, longitude -116.3267° West, latitude 40.3208° North, depth = 14.9 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 21:07:20 / August 14, 2017 @ 9:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 13:07:20 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.9 km (9 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km SSW of Carlin, Nevada.
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