A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indian Hills in Nevada. Event id: nn00712041. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00712041. Global time and date of event 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 02:11:06 / December 1, 2019 @ 2:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.7297 West, latitude 39.1095 North, depth = 9.4 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:11:06 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fernley, Cold Springs, Spanish Springs (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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