A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Fallon in Nevada. Exact location of event, depth 4.7 km, -118.389° West, 39.2108° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 09:21:19 / May 24, 2020 @ 9:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00733012. Id of event: nn00733012. The temblor was detected at 01:21:19 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Silver Springs, Fallon (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Silver Springs (c. 5 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 44 km SE of Fallon, Nevada.
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