A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Coleville in California on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -119.353° West, 38.6107° North, depth 2.1 km. The temblor was detected at 01:10:02 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 01:10:02 / December 2, 2020 @ 1:10 am. Unique identifier: nn00787229. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00787229. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dayton, Carson City, South Lake Tahoe (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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