A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Fallon Station in Nevada on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.2927 West, latitude 39.6687 North, depth = 24.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00753019. Id of event: nn00753019. The temblor was picked up at 23:38:15 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.8 km (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 23:38:15 / June 24, 2020 @ 11:38 pm.
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fallon (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 45 km NE of Fallon Station, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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