A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Fallon in Nevada. The temblor was reported at 05:38:28 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9957 West, latitude 39.488 North, depth = 9.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 13:38:28 / December 22, 2018 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.6 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00671527. Id of event: nn00671527.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fallon. Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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