A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tahoe Vista in CA on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00665199, nc73109741. Id of event: nc73109741. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.59 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -120.0988333° West, latitude 39.229° North, depth = 3.59 km. Global time and date of event 12/11/18 / 2018-11-12 00:53:47 / November 12, 2018 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:47 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silver Springs, Pollock Pines, Spanish Springs.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WSW of Tahoe Vista, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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