A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. The temblor was picked up at 00:57:19 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: nn00570729. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00570729. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 08:57:19 / December 28, 2016 @ 8:57 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.9 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.9132 West, latitude 38.3633 North, depth = 17.9 km.
Event epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 30 km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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