A 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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