A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Fallon in Nevada. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 00:32:26 / September 11, 2017 @ 12:32 am. Exact location of event, longitude -118.5592 West, latitude 39.5868 North, depth = 15.4 km. Id of earthquake: nn00604607. Event ids that are associated: nn00604607. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:32:26 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Silver Springs, Fernley, Fallon. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Silver Springs (c. 5 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NE of Fallon, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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