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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Hawthorne in Nevada



Earthquake location 38.2933S, -118.503WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 27 km SSE of Hawthorne, Nevada (17 miles) on Tuesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:16:52 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 00:16:52 / April 4, 2018 @ 12:16 am. Event id: nn00628994. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00628994. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.5 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.503 West, latitude 38.2933 North, depth = 12.5 km.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km SSE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.503° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2933° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km SSE 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 2018-04-04 00:16:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-04 00:22:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.45 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 automatic 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 139 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 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.048 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44.97 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 nn00628994 Id of event.
Event Code 00628994 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00628994, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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