A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Truckee in CA. Event id: nc73502910. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73502910. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.76 km (-1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 05:54:55 / December 26, 2020 @ 5:54 am. Exact location, longitude -120.1661682° West, latitude 39.2669983° North, depth = -1.76 km. The temblor was detected at 05:54:55 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pollock Pines, Spanish Springs, Gardnerville Ranchos. Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km SSE of Truckee, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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