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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Hawthorne in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.0952S, -118.0492WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (43 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 02:29:50 / May 17, 2020 @ 2:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.3 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:29:50 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -118.0492 West, latitude 38.0952 North, depth = 19.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00726896. Unique identifier: nn00726896.

In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 69 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.0492° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0952° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km SE 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 2020-05-17 02:29:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-17 02:33:18 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 138 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.715 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134.59 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 nn00726896 Id of event.
Event Code 00726896 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00726896, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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