A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 08:40:06 / September 26, 2017 @ 8:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00607053, nc72899111. Id of event: nn00607053. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:40:06 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -118.8956° West, 38.3753° North.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 28 km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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