A 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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