A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 27 km SW of Goldfield, Nevada (17 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 21:23:34 / July 8, 2020 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:23:34 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00758285. Id of event: nn00758285. Exact location of event, depth 16 km, -117.437° West, 37.5157° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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