A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/16 / 2016-08-06 15:22:28 / August 6, 2016 @ 3:22 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00554926, nc72671280. Unique identifier: nn00554926. The temblor was picked up at 08:22:28 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.5 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.734° West, latitude 38.2652° North, depth = 15.5 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes. Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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