A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Walker in California. Global time and date of event 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 10:12:10 / December 2, 2020 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.7 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 3.7 km, -119.3727° West, 38.4172° North. The temblor was picked up at 10:12:10 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00787762. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00787762.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Johnson Lane, Gardnerville, Gardnerville Ranchos. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Gardnerville (c. 5 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 14 km SE of Walker, California.
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