A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos in Nevada on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:53:19 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -119.624° West, 38.7874° North. Event id: nn00607136. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00607136, nc72899431. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 21:53:19 / September 26, 2017 @ 9:53 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Truckee, Incline Village, Dayton (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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