A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 69 km WNW of Austin, Nevada (43 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.8 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -117.8523° West, 39.664° North, depth 0.8 km. Unique identifier: nn00795262. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00795262. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 01:34:22 / December 30, 2020 @ 1:34 am. The temblor was reported at 01:34:22 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 69 km WNW of Austin, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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