A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 68 km W of Alamo, Nevada (42 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.1 km (1 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:34:09 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00726254. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00726254. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 09:34:09 / May 16, 2020 @ 9:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.926 West, latitude 37.2473 North, depth = 1.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 68 km W of Alamo, Nevada.
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