A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 35 km SE of Mina, Nevada (22 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:53:44 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 14:53:44 / July 16, 2020 @ 2:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8142° West, 38.171° North, depth 10.5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apn2, nn00760569. Id of event: nn00760569.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
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