A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 21 km S of Goldfield, Nevada (13 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -117.242° West, 37.5142° North, depth 4.1 km. Event id: nn00791468. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00791468. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.1 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:25:16 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 08:25:16 / December 12, 2020 @ 8:25 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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