A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Sutcliffe in Nevada on Saturday. Unique identifier: nn00796594. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d70e, nn00796594. The temblor was picked up at 09:34:05 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 09:34:05 / January 9, 2021 @ 9:34 am. Exact location, longitude -119.631° West, latitude 40.0402° North, depth = 12.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Reno, Fernley, Sparks (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Reno (c. 225 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sparks (c. 90 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fernley (c. 19 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Sun Valley (c. 19 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Spanish Springs (c. 15 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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