A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. All ids that are associated to the event: nc72789116, nn00585661. Unique identifier: nn00585661. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:36:07 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -118.763° West, 38.2802° North, depth 13.9 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.9 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 10:36:07 / April 15, 2017 @ 10:36 am UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 73 km (45 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).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km SSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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