A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. Exact location of earthquake, -115.9162° West, 40.6303° North, depth 25.5 km. Id of earthquake: nn00711328. Event ids that are associated: nn00711328. The temblor was picked up at 01:10:18 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/11/19 / 2019-11-22 09:10:18 / November 22, 2019 @ 9:10 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 26 km (16 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 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 three 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 18 km ESE of Carlin, Nevada.
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