A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Fernley in Nevada. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:51:08 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -119.0768° West, 39.6015° North, depth 6.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00751469. Unique identifier: nn00751469. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 20:51:08 / June 21, 2020 @ 8:51 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carson City, Lemmon Valley, Reno. Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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