A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Carlin in Nevada on Friday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:54:53 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 05:54:53 / September 2, 2017 @ 5:54 am. Id of earthquake: nn00603209. Event ids that are associated: nn00603209. Exact location of event, depth 3.1 km, -116.4597° West, 40.4382° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.1 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elko (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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