A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 29 km SSE of Mina, Nevada (18 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:35:22 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 00:35:22 / December 15, 2020 @ 12:35 am. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00792265. Unique identifier: nn00792265. Exact location of earthquake, -117.9403° West, 38.1597° North, depth 13.4 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SSE of Mina, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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