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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Hawthorne in Nevada

Earthquake location 38.8723S, -118.6047WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Hawthorne in Nevada on Wednesday. Unique identifier: nn00730026. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00730026. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 05:50:35 / May 21, 2020 @ 5:50 am. The temblor was reported at 21:50:35 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.6 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.6047 West, latitude 38.8723 North, depth = 0.6 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fallon (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Fallon (c. 8 600 pop).

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 thirty, in the last 10 days two hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-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: 38 km N of Hawthorne, Nevada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.6047° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8723° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km N 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 2020-05-21 05:50:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-21 05:59:18 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 2.94 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 158 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.145 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 172.94 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 nn00730026 Id of event.
Event Code 00730026 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00730026, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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