A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Yerington in Nevada. Exact location of event, longitude -119.0245 West, latitude 39.1823 North, depth = 1.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 12:16:59 / May 16, 2020 @ 12:16 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726373. Unique identifier: nn00726373. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:16:59 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Incline Village, Sun Valley, Spanish Springs. Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 24 km NNE of Yerington, Nevada.
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