A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.59 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:13:47 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72744640. Unique identifier: nc72744640. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -118.8820038 West, latitude 38.3893318 North, depth = 12.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.8 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:13:47 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 113 km (70 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Gardnerville (c. 5 700 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Indian Hills (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was South Lake Tahoe, Dayton, Indian Hills.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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