A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 km SSW of Hawthorne, Nevada (5 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.3 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:27:15 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nn00561220. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00561220. Exact location of event, longitude -118.6578 West, latitude 38.449 North, depth = 16.3 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 10:27:15 / September 24, 2016 @ 10:27 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SSW of Hawthorne, Nevada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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