A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos in Nevada on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -119.5939° West, 38.7206° North, depth 8.3 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:20:06 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00629190. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc72995506, nn00629190. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 05:20:06 / April 5, 2018 @ 5:20 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Incline Village, Dayton, Carson City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Incline Village (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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