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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 60 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada

Earthquake location 38.2277S, -118.047WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 60 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada (37 miles). Event id: nn00725475. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00725475. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 16:01:39 / May 15, 2020 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -118.047 West, latitude 38.2277 North, depth = 22.4 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:01:39 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.4 km (14 miles).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one 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. 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: 60 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.047° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2277° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km ESE 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 2020-05-15 16:01:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-15 16:09:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 121 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.907 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128.61 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 nn00725475 Id of event.
Event Code 00725475 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00725475, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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