A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.3 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:40:12 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00570928. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570928, nc72745035. Global time and date of event 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 14:40:12 / December 28, 2016 @ 2:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.8215 West, latitude 38.298 North, depth = 15.3 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (46 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 30 km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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