A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Cold Springs in NV on Saturday. Global time and date of event 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 14:54:46 / March 16, 2019 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:54:46 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -1.8 km (-1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -120.0456696° West, 39.6049995° North, depth -1.8 km. Id of earthquake: nc73152811. Event ids that are associated: nc73152811, nn00680078.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was South Lake Tahoe, Silver Springs, Fernley. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km SW of Cold Springs, NV.
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