A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Broken Bow in Nebraska. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:00:07 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/07/18 / 2018-07-16 01:00:07 / July 16, 2018 @ 1:00 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g5uf. Id of event: us2000g5uf. Exact location of earthquake, -100.0747° West, 41.3289° North, depth 5 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from North Platte (c. 24 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Lexington (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lexington, North Platte (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km WSW of Broken Bow, Nebraska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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