A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 68 km SSW of Goldfield, Nevada (42 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.4961 West, latitude 37.1251 North, depth = 4.93 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:14:59 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.93 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000dh9m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00802216, us7000dh9m. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 00:14:59 / March 9, 2021 @ 12:14 am.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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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