A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Cold Springs in NV on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73346460. Id of event: nc73346460. Exact location of earthquake, -120.0356674° West, 39.652668° North, depth 1.49 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 18:44:16 / February 26, 2020 @ 6:44 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.49 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:44:16 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silver Springs, Johnson Lane, Fernley.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 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: 6 km WSW of Cold Springs, NV.
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