A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mesquite in Nevada on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 3.76 km, -113.8873° West, 36.5722° North. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:03:51 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 15:03:51 / August 28, 2017 @ 3:03 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000achu. Unique identifier: us2000achu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.76 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Washington, Ivins, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Moapa Valley (c. 6 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 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 six 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 30 km SSE of Mesquite, Nevada.
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