A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Carson City in Nevada. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.5 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00670931. Id of event: nn00670931. Exact location, longitude -119.724° West, latitude 39.114° North, depth = 9.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:24:02 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 13:24:02 / December 20, 2018 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake 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), 54 km (33 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pollock Pines, Fernley, Cold Springs. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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