A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00570710. Unique identifier: nn00570710. The temblor was picked up at 00:22:11 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). 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 08:22:11 / December 28, 2016 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.6 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -118.9032 West, latitude 38.3945 North, depth = 19.6 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 114 km (71 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gardnerville (c. 5 700 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Indian Hills (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carson City, South Lake Tahoe, Dayton.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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