A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00585707. Id of event: nn00585707. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 13:45:58 / April 15, 2017 @ 1:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:58 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -118.7678° West, 38.2792° North, depth 6 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop).
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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 29 km SSW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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