A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Whitehawk in CA on Friday. Exact location, longitude -120.4586639° West, latitude 39.5891685° North, depth = -1.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:55:10 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.6 km (-1 miles). Event id: nc73152386. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73152386, nn00680014. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 14:55:10 / March 15, 2019 @ 2:55 pm.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carson City, Alta Sierra, Grass Valley. Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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