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Earthquake: M 2.82 quake strikes near Hawthorne in Nevada



Earthquake location 38.3314S, -118.166WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.82 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. The temblor was reported at 10:36:47 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 9.1006 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-28 06:36:47 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -118.166 West, latitude 38.3314 North, depth 9.1006 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.166° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3314° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.1006 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-28 06:36:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-28 07:01:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 122 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nn The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources nn A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.0387 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 177.61 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nn00479509 Id of event.
Event Code 00479509 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS nn00479509 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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