A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 24 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada (15 miles). Id of earthquake: nn00529657. Event ids that are associated: nn00529657. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.3543 West, latitude 38.4755 North, depth = 6.2 km. Global time and date of event 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 22:42:22 / February 2, 2016 @ 10:42 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:42:22 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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