A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 31 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada (19 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -118.2988° West, 38.3952° North, depth 12 km. The temblor was detected at 07:57:45 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00527406. Unique identifier: nn00527406. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 15:57:45 / January 18, 2016 @ 3:57 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 31 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada.
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