A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Mina in Nevada on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 8.9 km, -118.0575° West, 38.173° North. Global time and date of event 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 05:15:29 / December 3, 2020 @ 5:15 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:15:29 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.9 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00788443. Id of event: nn00788443. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 24 km S of Mina, Nevada.
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