A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 23 km E of Hawthorne, Nevada (14 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 01:43:00 / April 1, 2016 @ 1:43 am. Event id: nn00538575. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00538575. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:43:00 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.1 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.357 West, latitude 38.4932 North, depth = 6.1 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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