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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada

Earthquake location 38.1365S, -118.0455WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada (41 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 13:01:06 / May 22, 2020 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -118.0455 West, latitude 38.1365 North, depth = 11.46 km. Event id: us70009ncp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00731267, us70009ncp. The temblor was detected at 05:01:06 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.46 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days three hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days three hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km SE of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.0455° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.1365° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km 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 2020-05-22 13:01:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-22 13:37:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.87 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed 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 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nn,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.272 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70009ncp Id of event.
Event Code 70009ncp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00731267,us70009ncp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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