A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Winnemucca in Nevada on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: nn00680466. Event ids that are associated: nn00680466. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 14:51:55 / March 20, 2019 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -117.5609° West, latitude 40.6532° North, depth = 7.7 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:51:55 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.7 km (5 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Winnemucca. Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Winnemucca (c. 7 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km SSE of Winnemucca, Nevada.
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