A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 25 km S of Mina, Nevada (16 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 08/12/20 / 2020-12-08 17:48:21 / December 8, 2020 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.6 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, depth 11.6 km, -118.0697° West, 38.1625° North. Id of earthquake: nn00790706. Event ids that are associated: nn00790706. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:48:21 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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