A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 25 km S of Mina, Nevada (16 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -118.0778° West, 38.1602° North, depth 7.5 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:03:30 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00801264. Id of event: nn00801264. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 06:03:30 / February 26, 2021 @ 6:03 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km S of Mina, Nevada.
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