A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada on Wednesday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:28:21 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.3 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -118.8893° West, latitude 38.3437° North, depth = 9.3 km. Event id: nn00571072. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00571072. Global time and date of event 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 16:28:21 / December 28, 2016 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 30 km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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