A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 36 km SE of Mina, Nevada (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 23:09:24 / August 31, 2020 @ 11:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -117.8032° West, latitude 38.172° North, depth = 6.6 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:09:24 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bfi2, nn00771051. Unique identifier: nn00771051.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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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: 36 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
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