A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Yerington in Nevada. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00615938. Id of event: nn00615938. Global time and date of event 20/12/17 / 2017-12-20 00:00:02 / December 20, 2017 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -118.8098 West, latitude 39.0412 North, depth = 7.8 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:00:02 / 4:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Silver Springs (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Johnson Lane, Fernley, Dayton.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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