A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 29 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (18 miles) on Saturday. 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 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:38:17 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.9377 West, latitude 38.1602 North, depth = 12.7 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf1e, nn00767765. Id of event: nn00767765.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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