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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Hawthorne in Nevada



Earthquake location 38.4056S, -118.9159WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (17 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 09:18:19 / December 28, 2016 @ 9:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:18:19 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.4 km, -118.9159° West, 38.4056° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00571322. Unique identifier: nn00571322.

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 28 km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.9159° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4056° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-28 09:18:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-29 22:36:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nn The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1345 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111.63 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nn00571322 Id of event.
Event Code 00571322 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00571322, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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