A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Incline Village in Nevada on Saturday. Unique identifier: nn00659830. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00659830. Exact location, longitude -119.9072° West, latitude 39.3105° North, depth = 12.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:11:08 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/18 / 2018-10-06 20:11:08 / October 6, 2018 @ 8:11 pm.
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 Fernley, Silver Springs, Gardnerville Ranchos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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