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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Hawthorne in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.6568S, -118.764WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00550904. Unique identifier: nn00550904. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.764 West, latitude 38.6568 North, depth = 0 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:40:45 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/16 / 2016-07-07 23:40:45 / July 7, 2016 @ 11:40 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dayton, Johnson Lane, Silver Springs (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Gardnerville (c. 5 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Silver Springs (c. 5 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.764° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6568° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NW 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 2016-07-07 23:40:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-07-07 23:46:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 automatic 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 312 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 105 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.191 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50.29 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 nn00550904 Id of event.
Event Code 00550904 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00550904, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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