A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos in Nevada on Tuesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:54:55 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -119.8247 West, latitude 38.4848 North, depth = 5.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 06/09/17 / 2017-09-06 00:54:55 / September 6, 2017 @ 12:54 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nn00603813. Event ids that are associated: nn00603813.
Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pollock Pines (c. 6 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carson City, Pollock Pines, Indian Hills (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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