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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada



Earthquake location 38.3952S, -118.9182WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (18 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:31:50 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570797. Id of event: nn00570797. Exact location of earthquake, -118.9182° West, 38.3952° North, depth 0 km. Global time and date of event 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 10:31:50 / December 28, 2016 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9182° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3952° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km 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 10:31:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-28 10:34:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 121 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 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.349 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 56.54 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 nn00570797 Id of event.
Event Code 00570797 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00570797, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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