A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (17 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/20 / 2020-09-23 14:08:05 / September 23, 2020 @ 2:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.8 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:08:05 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: nn00775253. Event ids that are associated: nn00775253. Exact location of event, longitude -117.9498 West, latitude 38.1662 North, depth = 14.8 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 28 km SSE of Mina, Nevada.
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