A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 31 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada (19 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00526135. Id of event: nn00526135. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:10:52 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -118.2692 West, latitude 38.4581 North, depth = 6 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 07:10:52 / January 10, 2016 @ 7:10 am.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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