A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 km SE of Mina, Nevada (19 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 01:38:17 / August 15, 2020 @ 1:38 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.92 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -117.9098° West, latitude 38.166° North, depth = 16.92 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:38:17 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000bf1e. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bf1e.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 30 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
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