A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:39 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.6 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: nn00719232. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00719232. Exact location of event, depth 6.6 km, -118.3692° West, 38.1391° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/20 / 2020-03-16 23:56:39 / March 16, 2020 @ 11:56 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mammoth Lakes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Mammoth Lakes (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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