A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Portola in California. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 10:37:46 / November 29, 2017 @ 10:37 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72932165, nn00613839. Unique identifier: nc72932165. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.25 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.3669968° West, 39.8336678° North, depth 9.25 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:37:46 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Susanville (c. 17 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Incline Village, Susanville, Sparks.
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 0 and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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