A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Sutcliffe in Nevada. Unique identifier: nn00765184. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00765184. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.6162 West, latitude 40.036 North, depth = 12.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:42:26 / 4:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 16:42:26 / August 2, 2020 @ 4:42 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.3 km (8 miles).
The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Silver Springs, Reno, Sparks (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 earthquakes 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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