2016 Hawthorne earthquakes

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2016 Hawthorne, Nevada earthquakes
UTC time ??
ISC event
USGS-ANSS
Date * December 28, 2016 (2016-12-28)
Local date
Local time
Magnitude 5.6 ML, 5.6 ML, 5.5 Mw
Max. intensity VI (strong), VII (very strong)

The 2016 Hawthorne earthquakes were a series of earthquakes that struck early in the morning on December 28, 2016 near Hawthorne, Nevada. The two largest earthquakes in the sequence had local magnitudes of 5.6, and the third largest had a moment magnitude of 5.5.[1][2][3] The quakes were felt as far away as Las Vegas and San Francisco.[4]

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  1. ^ "M5.6 - 27km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada". United States Geological Survey. December 28, 2016.
  2. ^ "M5.6 - 26km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada". United States Geological Survey. December 28, 2016.
  3. ^ "M5.5 - 28km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada". United States Geological Survey. December 28, 2016.
  4. ^ Mercer, Brandon M. (December 28, 2016). "Twin 5.7 magnitude earthquakes strike near Hawthorne, Nevada". Retrieved December 28, 2016.

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