A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 23 km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada (14 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 09:28:42 / April 6, 2016 @ 9:28 am. Id of earthquake: nn00539428. Event ids that are associated: nn00539428, nc72618325. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:28:42 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -118.3662 West, latitude 38.4775 North, depth = 6.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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