A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. The temblor was reported at 04:03:45 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.8 km, -115.9689° West, 40.8043° North. Global time and date of event 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 12:03:45 / September 1, 2017 @ 12:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00603094. Id of event: nn00603094.
Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 33 km (21 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).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 five 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: 15 km NE of Carlin, Nevada.
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