A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 33 km SE of Mina, Nevada (21 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.8755° West, latitude 38.1535° North, depth = 10.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.4 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:05:24 / 11:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 23:05:24 / September 18, 2020 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nn00774584. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00774584.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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: 33 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
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