A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Truckee in CA on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.68 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 01:17:16 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:17 am. Exact location, longitude -120.2436676° West, latitude 39.4715004° North, depth = 7.68 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nc73352615. Unique identifier: nc73352615. The temblor was reported at 17:17:16 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fernley, Pollock Pines, Alta Sierra (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 17 km NNW of Truckee, CA.
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