A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 20 km WNW of Kingston, Nevada (12 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 09:22:21 / July 9, 2020 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 15.7 km, -117.3033° West, 39.247° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00758492. Unique identifier: nn00758492. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.7 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:22:21 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 20 km WNW of Kingston, Nevada.
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