A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indian Hills in Nevada. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 13:30:45 / December 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm. Id of earthquake: nn00670948. Event ids that are associated: nn00670948. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.6 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -119.726° West, 39.1147° North, depth 10.6 km. The temblor was detected at 05:30:45 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fernley, Cold Springs, Spanish Springs. The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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