A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Indian Hills in Nevada on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.1 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -119.7273 West, latitude 39.113 North, depth = 9.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 01:33:35 / March 21, 2020 @ 1:33 am. Event id: nn00719663. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00719663. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:33:35 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter).
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), 30 km (19 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Truckee (c. 16 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Placerville, Fallon, Pollock Pines (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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