A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 20 km NW of Hawthorne, Nevada (12 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -118.7878 West, latitude 38.6605 North, depth = 12.4 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00526128. Id of event: nn00526128. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:19 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 05:58:19 / January 10, 2016 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km NW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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