A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 25 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (16 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.2 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -118.0507° West, 38.1665° North, depth 5.2 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:46:10 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 23:46:10 / December 1, 2020 @ 11:46 pm. Id of earthquake: nn00787130. Event ids that are associated: nn00787130.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifteen 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: 25 km SSE of Mina, Nevada.
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