A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:13 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.9 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nc73000411, nn00630673. Id of event: nn00630673. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/18 / 2018-04-17 16:41:13 / April 17, 2018 @ 4:41 pm. Exact location, longitude -118.6473° West, latitude 38.2812° North, depth = 11.9 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 27 km S of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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