A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 08:18:00 / December 28, 2016 @ 8:18 am. Exact location, longitude -118.9032° West, latitude 38.3812° North, depth = 19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:18:00 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00570709. Unique identifier: nn00570709.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 115 km (71 miles) from Carson City (c. 55 300 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from South Lake Tahoe (c. 21 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Gardnerville Ranchos (c. 11 300 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Dayton (c. 9 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Johnson Lane (c. 6 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Gardnerville (c. 5 700 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Indian Hills (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silver Springs, Carson City, Dayton (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 29 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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