A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 32 km SE of Mina, Nevada (20 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -117.8532 West, latitude 38.1725 North, depth = 6.9 km. Global time and date of event 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 08:23:56 / September 23, 2020 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00775205. Id of event: nn00775205. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:23:56 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 32 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
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