A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mina in Nevada. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:50:52 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.0723° West, latitude 38.1662° North, depth = 11.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 07:50:52 / December 12, 2020 @ 7:50 am. Id of earthquake: nn00791435. Event ids that are associated: nn00791435.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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