A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Carlin in Nevada on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 16:07:30 / December 5, 2019 @ 4:07 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -116.3415° West, latitude 40.5702° North, depth = 4.9 km. Id of earthquake: nn00712412. Event ids that are associated: nn00712412. The temblor was detected at 08:07:30 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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