A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Carlin in Nevada. Exact location of event, longitude -116.0543 West, latitude 40.4768 North, depth = 21.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 23:50:02 / August 3, 2020 @ 11:50 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:50:02 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8xj, nn00765478. Id of event: nn00765478.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spring Creek, Elko (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Elko (c. 18 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Spring Creek (c. 12 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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