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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Hawthorne in Nevada



Earthquake location 38.4128S, -118.921WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Id of earthquake: nn00570860. Event ids that are associated: nn00570860. The temblor was detected at 04:18:13 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -118.921° West, latitude 38.4128° North, depth = 17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 12:18:13 / December 28, 2016 @ 12:18 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gardnerville Ranchos, Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close 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), 85 km (53 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.921° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4128° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WSW 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 2016-12-28 12:18:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-28 12:22:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.72 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 246 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 47 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.323 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 73.99 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 nn00570860 Id of event.
Event Code 00570860 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00570860, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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